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speculative

adjective  us   /ˈspek·jə·lə·t̬ɪv/

speculative adjective (DONE FOR PROFIT)

bought or done in order to make a profit in the future: a speculative venture

speculative adjective (BASED ON GUESS)

based on a guess and not on information: Our forecast for next year is speculative.
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