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English definition of “hunch”

hunch

noun [C]     /hʌntʃ/
an idea that is based on feeling and for which there is no proof: [+ that] I had a hunch that you'd be here. Sometimes you have to be prepared to act on/follow a hunch.Predicting things and intuitionIdeas, concepts and theories
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