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hypothesisnoun [C]

us   /hɑɪˈpɑθ·ə·sɪs/ plural hypotheses /hɑɪˈpɑθ·əˌsiz/
science an idea or explanation for something that is based on known facts but has not yet been proven: Several hypotheses for global warming have been suggested.
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hypothesisnoun [C]

uk   /haɪˈpɒθəsɪs/ us   plural hypotheses /haɪˈpɒθəsiːz/
an idea or explanation for something that may be true but has not yet been completely proved: hypothesis that Evidence supports their hypothesis that a long-term relationship built on trust and obligation between a buyer and a sub-contractor leads to prompt delivery and better cooperation.
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Translations of “hypothesis”
in Vietnamese giả thuyết…
in Spanish hipótesis…
in Malaysian hipotesis…
in Thai สมมุติฐาน…
in French hypothèse…
in German die Hypothese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假設, 假說…
in Russian гипотеза…
in Turkish varsayım, faraziye, hipotez…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假设, 假说…
in Indonesian hipotesis…
in Polish hipoteza…
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