Meaning of “conjecture” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “conjecture” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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.
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)