Meaning of “hypothesize” in the English Dictionary

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

"hypothesize" in American English

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hypothesizeverb [ I/T ]

/hɑɪˈpɑθ·əˌsɑɪz/

to give a possible but not yet proven explanation for something:

There's no point hypothesizing about how the accident happened, since we'll never really know.

(Definition of “hypothesize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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