Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: hypothesis

1. hypothesis (om kommunikation) a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations


Mindre specifikke termerproposal

2. hypothesis (om erkendelse) a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory.
He proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)possibility, theory


Mindre specifikke termerconcept, conception, construct


Mere specifikke termerassumption, conjecture, framework, gemmule, historicism, hypothetical, model, speculation, supposal, supposition, theoretical account


Omfatter disse overordnede termertheory

3. hypothesis (om kommunikation) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence


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


Mindre specifikke termeropinion, view


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