conjecture

conjecture(
kuhn
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jehk
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shuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
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).
(F)
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).
(F)
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.).
transitive verb
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.).
intransitive verb
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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conjecture
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
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).
(F)
it's sheer conjectureno son más que conjeturas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. conjeturar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. hacer conjeturas
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
conjecture [kənˈdʒektʃəʳ]
noun
it's only conjecture son conjeturas, nada más
transitive verb
conjeturar
intransitive verb
conjeturar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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