English - Vietnamese Dictionary
conjecture /kən'dʤektʃə/Concise Dictionary
- 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)
conjectures|conjectured|conjecturingkən'dʒektʃəAdvanced English 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
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ noun (formal)
1 [C] an opinion or idea that is not based on definite knowledge and is formed by guessing
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
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]
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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