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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “hypothesis”

hypothesis

noun [C]     /haɪˈpɒθ.ə.sɪs/ US  /-ˈpɑː.θə-/ (plural hypotheses)
an idea or explanation for something that is based on known facts but has not yet been proved
假設;假說
Several hypotheses for global warming have been suggested.
已經提出好幾種全球變暖的假設。
Ideas, concepts and theories
(Definition of hypothesis noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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