speculate

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speculate /ˈspɛkjəˌleɪt/ verb
speculates; speculated; speculating
speculate
/ˈspɛkjəˌleɪt/
verb
speculates; speculated; speculating
Learner's definition of SPECULATE
: to think about something and make guesses about it : to form ideas or theories about something usually when there are many things not known about it
[no object]
[+ object]
+ that
[no object] : to invest money in ways that could produce a large profit but that also involve a lot of risk

— speculator

/ˈspɛkjəˌleɪtɚ/ noun, plural speculators [count]
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