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English definition of “conjecture”

conjecture

noun [C or U]     /kənˈdʒek.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
a guess about something based on how it seems and not on proof: There's been a lot of conjecture in the papers recently about the marriage.Guesses and assumptions
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