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hypothesisnoun [C]

uk   /haɪˈpɒθ.ə.sɪs/  us   /-ˈpɑː.θə-/ (plural hypotheses )
(Definition of hypothesis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​knownfacts but has not ​yet been ​proven: Several hypotheses for ​globalwarming have been ​suggested.
(Definition of hypothesis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hypothesis" in Business English

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hypothesisnoun [C]

uk   us   /haɪˈpɒθəsɪs/ (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-termrelationshipbuilt on ​trust and ​obligation between a ​buyer and a sub-contractor ​leads to ​promptdelivery and better ​cooperation.
(Definition of hypothesis from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hypothesis”
in Spanish hipótesis…
in Vietnamese giả thuyết…
in Malaysian hipotesis…
in Thai สมมุติฐาน…
in French hypothèse…
in German die Hypothese…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假设, 假说…
in Turkish varsayım, faraziye, hipotez…
in Russian гипотеза…
in Indonesian hipotesis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假設, 假說…
in Polish hipoteza…
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