Noun(1) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence(2) a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence(3) an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits(4) continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
(1) Playing down speculation about his replacement, he said that political intrigue was not new to him.(2) there has been widespread speculation that he plans to quit(3) There has long been speculation that excessive accumulation of starch may impair chloroplast function.(4) the company's move into property speculation(5) The fate of European companies may be determined in a split of a second through speculation on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.(6) this is pure speculation on my part(7) These dollars, borrowed dollars, then go into the U.S. market to add to speculation , financial speculation on the U.S. financial markets.(8) Right now, because we lack good empirical research, we must rely mainly on speculation .(9) In recent months, there has been speculation that the SDLP should merge with Fianna FÔö£├¡il or Labour.(10) The Chancellor's ninth Budget will inevitably reignite speculation that it could be his last.(11) The Prime Minister's press chief returned from Washington yesterday amid unprecedented speculation he was going to resign.(12) Soon, all of the jobs go to countries that have not yet discovered the ' something for nothing ' world of real estate speculation .(13) There is speculation about a rise of rightwing extremism.(14) Savings must become the driving force behind sound investment, replacing the current mess commanded by financial credit and endemic speculation .(15) The pair were engrossed in conversation for more than an hour, fuelling speculation the overworked minister had unwisely opened her heart to a political opponent.(16) Into this vacuum of information came the very worst kind of speculation , the most extreme of views.
1. conjecture ::
2. venture ::
3. meditation ::
4. hypothesis ::
Different Formsspeculation, speculations
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