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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hypothesis /hai'pɔθisis/
  • danh từ, số nhiều hypotheses /hai'pɔθisi:z/
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Concise Dictionary
hypotheseshaɪ'pɑθɪsɪs / -'pɒθ-
+a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations
+a tentative theory about the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
+a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

Thesaurus Dictionary
theory, theorem, postulate, premise or premiss, proposition, assumption, supposition, speculation:
Cadwallader's Hypothesis is that television sets watch viewers while viewers are watching them.
Advanced English Dictionary
1 [C] an idea or explanation of sth that is based on a few known facts but that has not yet been proved to be true or correct: to formulate / confirm a hypothesis + a hypothesis about the function of dreams + There is little evidence to support these hypotheses.
2 [U] guesses and ideas that are not based on certain knowledge
It would be pointless to engage in hypothesis before we have the facts.
Collocation Dictionary


acceptable, plausible | bold
Scientists have proposed a bold hypothesis.
| unlikely | speculative | testable | working
These observations appear to support our working hypothesis.
| scientific


construct, form, formulate, have, make, propose, put forward, suggest
It is possible to make a hypothesis on the basis of this graph. A number of hypotheses have been put forward.
| consider, discuss, examine, test (out)
using this data to test her hypothesis
| confirm, prove, support | accept | reject
None of the hypotheses can be rejected at this stage.


concern sth
Her hypothesis concerns the role of electromagnetic radiation.
| predict sth
The hypothesis predicts that children will perform better on task A than on task B.


on a/the ~
Her study is based on the hypothesis that language simplification is possible.
| ~ about
an interesting hypothesis about the development of language
| ~ on
The results confirmed his hypothesis on the use of modal verbs.

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