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English definition of “conjecture”

conjecture

noun [C, U]
 
 
/kənˈdʒektʃər/ formal
guesses about something without real evidence: Exactly what happened that night is still a matter for conjecture.Guesses and assumptions
conjecture verb [I, T] formal [+ (that)] Some people conjectured that it was an attempt to save money.
(Definition of conjecture from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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