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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
conjecture /kən'dʤektʃə/
  • danh từ
    • sự phỏng đoán, sự ước đoán
      • to be right in a conjecture: phỏng đoán đúng
    • cách lần đọc (câu, đoạn trong một bản viết tay cổ)
    • động từ
      • đoán, phỏng đoán, ước đoán
      • đưa ra một cách lần đọc (câu, đoạn trong một bản viết tay cổ)
    Concise Dictionary
    +a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    +a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    +reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
    +to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun (formal)
    1 [C] an opinion or idea that is not based on definite knowledge and is formed by guessing
    Synonym: GUESS
    The truth of his conjecture was confirmed by the newspaper report.
    2 [U] the forming of an opinion or idea that is not based on definite knowledge
    Synonym: GUESS
    What was going through the killer's mind is a matter for conjecture.
    conjectural adjective: Some of the stages of the Earth's development are purely conjectural.
    + verb (formal) to form an opinion about sth even though you do not have much information on itSynonym: GUESS [V] We can only conjecture about what was in the killer's mind. + [V that] He conjectured that the population might double in ten years. + [VN] She conjectured the existence of a completely new species. [also V wh-, VN to inf]
    Collocation Dictionary


    Whether the business will survive another ten years is pure conjecture.


    ~ about/as to
    There was a lot of conjecture as to the extent of her wealth.


    a matter for conjecture, open to conjecture
    Whether she will run for a second term in office is open to conjecture.

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