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speculation

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌspek.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ us  

speculation noun [C or U] (GUESS)

C1 the activity of guessing possible answers to a question without having enough information to be certain: Rumours that they are about to marry have been dismissed as pure speculation. Speculation about his future plans is rife. [+ that] News of the president's illness fuelled/prompted speculation that an election will be held later in the year.
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speculation noun [C or U] (TRADING)

the act of speculating in order to make a profit
Traducciones de “speculation”
en coreano 추측, 예상…
en árabe تَخمين…
en portugués especulação…
en catalán especulació…
en japonés 推測, 憶測…
en italiano congettura…
en chino (tradicionál) 猜測, 推測,推斷…
en ruso предположение, домысел…
en turco tahmin yürütme, spekülasyon, kurgu…
en chino (simplificado) 猜测, 推测,推断…
en polaco spekulacje, domysły…
(Definition of speculation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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