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Translation of "theory" - English-Spanish dictionary

theory

noun   /ˈθɪə·ri/ ( plural theories)
an idea or set of ideas that explains something teoría Darwin’s theory of evolution
(Definition of theory from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

theory

noun /ˈθiəri/ ( plural theories)
an idea or explanation which has not yet been proved to be correct teoría There are many theories about the origin of life In theory, I agree with you, but it would not work in practice.
the main principles and ideas in an art, science etc as opposed to the practice of actually doing it teoría A musician has to study both the theory and practice of music.
theoretical /-ˈreti-/ adjective
teórico an interesting theoretical approach to the issue.
theoretically /-ˈreti-/
adverb. teóricamente
theorize verb ( ( also theoriseBritish))
to make theories teorizar He did not know what had happened, so he could only theorize about it.
theorist noun
teórico He is a leading theorist in the field of semantics.
(Definition of theory from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “theory”
in Korean 이론…
in Arabic نَظَرِيّة…
in Malaysian teori…
in French théorie…
in Russian теория…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理論, 學說, 意見…
in Italian teoria…
in Turkish kuram, teori…
in Polish teoria…
in Vietnamese lý thuyết, lý luận, nguyên lý…
in Portuguese teoria…
in Thai สมมติฐาน, ทฤษฎี…
in German die Theorie…
in Catalan teoria…
in Japanese 理論, 説…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理论, 学说, 意见…
in Indonesian teori…
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