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English definition of “conjecture”

conjecture

noun [C/U]    /kənˈdʒek·tʃər/
an opinion or judgment that is not based on proof; a guess: [U] What lay behind the decision is open to conjecture. conjecture    /kənˈdʒek·tʃər/ verb [I/T] [+ that clause] Some employees conjecture that it was a money-saving move.
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