Translation of "speculation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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speculationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌspek.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌspek.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/

speculation noun [ C or U ] (GUESS)

C1 the activity of guessing possible answers to a question without having enough information to be certain

Rumours that they are about to marry have been dismissed as pure speculation. 他们打算结婚的传言已证实只不过是猜测。
Speculation about his future plans is rife. 对他未来的计划猜测很多,众说纷纭。
[ + that ] News of the president's illness fuelled/prompted speculation that an election will be held later in the year. 首相的讲话引起了人们的猜测,认为在今年晚些时候会举行一次选举。

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speculation noun [ C or U ] (TRADING)

the act of speculating in order to make a profit


(Translation of “speculation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)