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"Conjecture" is a noun which is often translated as "la conjetura", and "probability" is a noun which is often translated as "la probabilidad". Learn more about the difference between "conjecture" and "probability" below.
conjecture
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(theory)
a. la conjetura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My conjecture is that the Richardsons are planning to sell the house.Tengo la conjetura de que los Richardson piensan vender la casa.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(speculation)
a. las conjeturas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Of course this is just conjecture; we need real facts.Claro que esto no son más que conjeturas; necesitamos hechos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to guess)
a. conjeturar
Anthropologists conjectured that these primitive people might not see a connection between the sex act and reproduction.Los antropólogos conjeturaban que quizá esta gente primitiva no viera relación alguna entre el acto sexual y la reproducción.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to speculate)
a. hacer conjecturas
There's no point in conjecturing, Dave. Let's try to find out the facts.No vale la pena hacer conjecturas, Dave. Tratemos de averiguar los hechos.
b. conjeturar
Instead of wasting time conjecturing, these journalists should report on what's actually happening.En vez de perder el tiempo conjeturando, estos periodistas deberían informar sobre lo que está pasando en realidad.
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probability
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (likelihood)
a. la probabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You'll reduce the probability that you'll get sick if you wash your hands more often..Reducirás la probabilidad de enfermarte si te lavas las manos más a menudo.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Given how late he woke up, there's little probability that he'll get here on time.Dada la hora a la que se despertó, es poco probable que vaya a llegar aquí a tiempo.
In all probability, the project won't get approved because our budget is too small.Es muy probable que no aprueben el proyecto porque el presupuesto es demasiado pequeño.
2. (mathematics)
a. la probabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What is the probability that I will get a six when I roll the die?¿Cuál es la probabilidad de sacar un seis cuando tiro el dado?
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