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hypothesis

noun [C] uk   /haɪˈpɒθ.ə.sɪs/  us   /-ˈpɑː.θə-/ (plural hypotheses )
C2 an idea or explanation for something that is based on known facts but has not yet been proved: Several hypotheses for global warming have been suggested.
Translations of “hypothesis”
in Vietnamese giả thuyết…
in Spanish hipótesis…
in Thai สมมุติฐาน…
in Malaysian hipotesis…
in French hypothèse…
in German die Hypothese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假設, 假說…
in Indonesian hipotesis…
in Russian гипотеза…
in Turkish varsayım, faraziye, hipotez…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假设, 假说…
in Polish hipoteza…
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