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theory

noun /ˈθiəri/ ( plural theories)
an idea or explanation which has not yet been proved to be correct
teoría
There are many theories about the origin of life In theory, I agree with you, but it would not work in practice.
the main principles and ideas in an art, science etc as opposed to the practice of actually doing it
teoría
A musician has to study both the theory and practice of music.
theoretical /-ˈreti-/ adjective
teórico
an interesting theoretical approach to the issue.
theoretically /-ˈreti-/ adverb.
teóricamente
theorize verb ( ( also theoriseBritish)) to make theories
teorizar
He did not know what had happened, so he could only theorize about it.
theorist noun
teórico
He is a leading theorist in the field of semantics.
Translations of “theory”
in Arabic نَظَرِيّة…
in Korean 이론…
in Malaysian teori…
in French théorie…
in Turkish kuram, teori…
in Italian teoria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理論, 學說, 意見…
in Russian теория…
in Polish teoria…
in Vietnamese lý thuyết, lý luận, nguyên lý…
in Portuguese teoria…
in Thai สมมติฐาน, ทฤษฎี…
in German die Theorie…
in Catalan teoria…
in Japanese 理論, 説…
in Indonesian teori…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理论, 学说, 意见…
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