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espekyulasyon : speculation (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: especulacin: speculation ]

Derivatives of espekyulasyon


Glosses:
speculation
n. (communication)1. conjecture, guess, hypothesis, speculation, supposition, surmisal, surmisea message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.
~ opinion, viewa message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof.; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
~ divinationsuccessful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck.
n. (cognition)2. conjecture, speculationa hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence).; "speculations about the outcome of the election"; "he dismissed it as mere conjecture"
~ hypothesis, theory, possibilitya tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena.; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"
n. (possession)3. speculation, venturean investment that is very risky but could yield great profits.; "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
~ investment funds, investmentmoney that is invested with an expectation of profit.
~ gamblemoney that is risked for possible monetary gain.
~ smart moneymoney bet or invested by experienced gamblers or investors (especially if they have inside information).
~ pyramid(stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases.
n. (cognition)4. meditation, speculationcontinuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature.; "the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"
~ musing, reflection, rumination, thoughtfulness, contemplation, reflexiona calm, lengthy, intent consideration.