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conjecturenoun [C or U]

uk   /kənˈdʒek.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/

conjectureverb [I]

uk   /kənˈdʒek.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/ formal
(Definition of conjecture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conjecture" in American English

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conjecturenoun [C/U]

 us   /kənˈdʒek·tʃər/
an ​opinion or ​judgment that is not ​based on ​proof; a ​guess: [U] What ​lay behind the ​decision is ​open to conjecture.
conjecture
verb [I/T]  us   /kənˈdʒek·tʃər/
[+ that clause] Some employees conjecture that it was a money-saving move.
(Definition of conjecture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conjecture”
in Spanish conjetura, suposición…
in Vietnamese sự phỏng đoán…
in Malaysian teka…
in Thai การคาดเดา…
in French conjecture…
in German die Mutmaßung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推测, 猜测, 猜想…
in Turkish varsayım, tahmin…
in Russian предположение…
in Indonesian dugaan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推測, 猜測, 猜想…
in Polish domysł, przypuszczenie, domysły…
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