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Engelsk navneord: speculation

1. speculation (om kommunikation) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conjecture, guess, hypothesis, supposition, surmisal, surmise

Mindre specifikke termeropinion, view

Mere specifikke termerdivination

2. speculation (om erkendelse) a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSpeculations about the outcome of the election.
He dismissed it as mere conjecture.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conjecture

Mindre specifikke termerhypothesis, possibility, theory

3. speculation (om forhold) an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)venture

Mindre specifikke termerinvestment, investment funds

Mere specifikke termergamble, pyramid, smart money

4. speculation (om erkendelse) continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)meditation

Mindre specifikke termercontemplation, musing, reflection, reflexion, rumination, thoughtfulness

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