especular

especular(
ehs
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peh
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koo
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lahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (finance)
a. to speculate
Los inversores especulan con la depreciación de la moneda.The investors are speculating on the depreciation of the currency.
2. (to meditate)
a. to speculate
Pasamos la tarde especulando sobre la existencia de las hadas.We spent the afternoon speculating about the existence of fairies.
3. (to conjecture)
a. to speculate
Los detectives especulan con una teoría que dice que el empresario simuló su secuestro para quedarse con el rescate.The detectives are speculating about a theory that says the businessman staged his own kidnapping to keep the ransom.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (optics)
a. specular
Cuando el agua está quieta, crea un reflejo especular.When the water is still, it produces a specular reflection.
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especular
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (reflexionar, formular hipótesis)
a. to speculate
especular ento speculate on
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especular
intransitive verb
1 (hacer cábalas) to speculate;sobre about, on
2 (Com) (Economía) to speculate;en, con with
especular
transitive verb
(Latinoamérica) to ruffle the hair of
especular
adjective
specular
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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