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noun [C]    /hɑɪˈpɑθ·ə·sɪs/ (plural hypotheses  /hɑɪˈpɑθ·əˌsiz/)
science an idea or explanation for something that is based on known facts but has not yet been proven: Several hypotheses for global warming have been suggested.
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