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Spanish translation of “speculate”


verb /ˈspekjuleit/
to make guesses
He’s only speculating – he doesn’t know There’s no point in speculating about what’s going to happen .
speculation noun a guess
Your speculations were all quite close to the truth .
the act of speculating
There was great speculation as to what was happening .
(Definition of speculate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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