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hypothesis

noun [C]
 
 
/haɪˈpɒθəsɪs/ ( plural hypotheses /haɪˈpɒθəsiːz/)
an idea or explanation for something that may be true but has not yet been completely proved: hypothesis that Evidence supports their hypothesis that a long-term relationship built on trust and obligation between a buyer and a sub-contractor leads to prompt delivery and better cooperation.
→  See also null hypothesis
Translations of “hypothesis”
in Spanish hipótesis…
in French hypothèse…
in German die Hypothese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假設, 假說…
in Russian гипотеза…
in Turkish varsayım, faraziye, hipotez…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假设, 假说…
in Polish hipoteza…
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