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speculation

US [ˌspekjəˈleɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌspekjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.猜测;推测;投机买卖;推断
  • Web思索;炒作;沉思
Plural Form:speculations  
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n.
1.
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推测;猜测;推断the act of forming opinions about what has happened or what might happen without knowing all the facts
There was widespread speculation that she was going to resign.
人们纷纷推测她将辞职。
His private life is the subject of much speculation.
他的私生活引起诸多猜测。
Today's announcement ends months of speculation about the company's future.
今天的声明使得几个月来关于公司未来的种种猜测就此烟消云散。
She dismissed the newspaper reports as pure speculation .
她说报纸上的报道毫无根据,纯属臆断。
Our speculations proved right.
事实证明,我们的推断是对的。
2.
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投机买卖;炒股the activity of buying and selling goods or shares in a company in the hope of making a profit, but with the risk of losing money

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