speculation

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speculation(
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kyu
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shihn
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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. (conjecture)
a. la especulación
(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)
John put an end to the speculation that he'd been fired by announcing his promotion.John puso fin a la especulación sobre su despido anunciando su ascenso.
b. 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)
I'm not really sure. What I'm telling you is pure speculation.La verdad no estoy segura. Lo que te digo son puras conjeturas.
2. (finance)
a. la especulación
(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)
As a result of growing financial speculation, prices are no longer solely driven by supply and demand.Como resultado de la especulación financiera creciente, los precios ya no se definen solo por la oferta y la demanda.
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speculation
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 especulación
(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)
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speculation [ˌspekjʊˈleɪʃən]
noun
1 (conjecture) especulación (f)
it is pure speculation es pura especulación; it is the subject of much speculation se está especulando mucho sobre el tema; es un tema sobre el que se está especulando mucho
there has been speculation about his retirement
2 (Economics) especulación (f)
to buy sth as a speculation comprar algo con fines especulativas; it's a good speculation vale como especulación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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