Meaning of “speculative application” in the English Dictionary

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"speculative application" in Business English

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speculative applicationnoun [ C or U ]

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a request for a job sent to an employer, even if no job has been advertised, or the act of sending such requests:

New graduates sometimes find work in sports marketing through speculative application, and that's always worth a try.

(Definition of “speculative application” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)