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Learning English laughing is
possible .
Property or real estate
speculation
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To speculate (verb) 1
• spec·u·late
• verb  spe-kyə- lātˈ ˌ
• spec·u·lat·edspec·u·lat·ing
• Definition of SPECULA...
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To speculate (verb) 2
• transitive verb
• 1
• : to take to be true on the basis of insufficient evidence :theoriz...
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To speculate (verb) 3
• Origin of SPECULATE
• Latin speculatus, past participle of speculari to spy out, examine,...
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• To speculate (verb) 4
• a risky undertaking <the couple lost all their money in real
estate speculations>Synony...
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Speculative
adjective
• speculative
• adjective
• existing only as an assumption or speculation <a speculativeexp...
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Speculation 1
noun
• a risky undertaking <the couple lost all their money in
real estate speculations>Synonyms ad...
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Speculation 2
noun
• Definition of SPECULATION
• : an act or instance of speculating: as
a : assumption of unusua...
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Speculation 3
noun
• Examples of SPECULATION
• He dismissed their theories as mere speculation.
• The book is jus...
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Speculation (noun)
• Rhymes with SPECULATION
• abdication, aberration, abjuration, abnegation,
abrogation,accepta...
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Property speculation text.
• There not offices best calculated to enable us to perform
effectively. We have ident...
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A French encounter. Williams, Cathy. Richmond, Surrey: Mills & Boon, 1992,
pp. ??. 3587 s-units.
• Usually client...
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  1. 1. 01/29/15 l Learning English laughing is possible . Property or real estate speculation
  2. 2. 01/29/15 To speculate (verb) 1 • spec·u·late • verb spe-kyə- lātˈ ˌ • spec·u·lat·edspec·u·lat·ing • Definition of SPECULATE • intransitive verb • 1 • a : to meditate on or ponder a subject : reflect • b : to review something idly or casually and often inconclusively • 2 • : to assume a business risk in hope of gain; especially : to buy or sell in expectation of profiting from market fluctuations
  3. 3. 01/29/15 To speculate (verb) 2 • transitive verb • 1 • : to take to be true on the basis of insufficient evidence :theorize • 2 • : to be curious or doubtful about : wonder <speculateswhether it will rain all vacation> • — spec·u·la·tor noun • Examples of SPECULATE • She could only speculate about her friend's motives. • He speculated as to whether she would come. • We don't know what happened—we can only speculate. • speculating on the stock market • From: copyright http://www.merriam-webster.com
  4. 4. 01/29/15 To speculate (verb) 3 • Origin of SPECULATE • Latin speculatus, past participle of speculari to spy out, examine, from specula lookout post, from specere to look, look at — more at spyFirst Known Use: 1599 • Related to SPECULATE • Synonyms: assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine,presume, guess, suppose, surmise, suspect, suspicion[chiefly dialect] • [+]more • See Synonym Discussion at think • Rhymes with SPECULATE • abdicate, abnegate, abrogate, acclimate, acerbate,acetate, activate, actuate , acylate, adsorbate, advocate,adulate, adumbrate, aggravate...[+]more • Browse • Next Word in the Dictionary: speculation Previous Word in the Dictionary: specular All Words Near: speculate • From: copyright http://www.merriam-webster.com
  5. 5. 01/29/15 • To speculate (verb) 4 • a risky undertaking <the couple lost all their money in real estate speculations>Synonyms adventure, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, flier(also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], speculation, throw, venture • Related Words bet, hazard, stake, wager; liberty; dark horse, long shot, play • Antonyms sure thing • From: copyright http://www.merriam-webster.com
  6. 6. 01/29/15 Speculative adjective • speculative • adjective • existing only as an assumption or speculation <a speculativeexplanation of why this ancient pottery was found hundreds of miles from where it was made>Synonyms academic (also academical), conjectural,hypothetical, speculative, suppositional • Related Words alleged, assumed, presumed,presupposed, proposed, supposed, unproved, unproven,untested; debatable, moot; abstract, conceptual,intellectual, metaphysical; nonclinical, nonpractical;nonempirical • Near Antonyms clinical, practical; concrete, defined,definite, distinct; attested, authenticated, confirmed,demonstrated, established, proven, substantiated,tested, time-tested, validated, verified; empirical (alsoempiric), nonspeculative, nontheoretical, observational • Antonyms actual, factual, real • From: copyright http://www.merriam-webster.com
  7. 7. 01/29/15 Speculation 1 noun • a risky undertaking <the couple lost all their money in real estate speculations>Synonyms adventure, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, flier(also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], speculation, throw,venture • Related Words bet, hazard, stake, wager; liberty; dark horse, long shot, play • Antonyms sure thing • From: copyright http://www.merriam-webster.com
  8. 8. 01/29/15 Speculation 2 noun • Definition of SPECULATION • : an act or instance of speculating: as a : assumption of unusual business risk in hopes of obtaining commensurate gain • b : a transaction involving such speculation. • From: copyright http://www.merriam-webster.com
  9. 9. 01/29/15 Speculation 3 noun • Examples of SPECULATION • He dismissed their theories as mere speculation. • The book is just a lot of idle speculation about the future. • Her speculations leave many questions unanswered. • He lost everything in foolish land speculation. • First Known Use of SPECULATION • 14th century • Related to SPECULATION • Synonyms: adventure, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, flier(also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], gamble, throw, venture • Antonyms: sure thing • From: copyright http://www.merriam-webster.com
  10. 10. 01/29/15 Speculation (noun) • Rhymes with SPECULATION • abdication, aberration, abjuration, abnegation, abrogation,acceptation, acclamation, accusation , activation,adaptation, adjuration, admi... [+]more • Britannica.com • Learn more about "speculation" and related topics at Britannica.com • Browse • Next Word in the Dictionary: speculative Previous Word in the Dictionary: speculate All Words Near: speculation
  11. 11. 01/29/15 Property speculation text. • There not offices best calculated to enable us to perform effectively. We have identified a new property which we can move to, and it is available to us, either to rent or to buy. Two years ago, when the prospect of moving was first raised, erm, I was very firmly of the opinion that we should continue to rent our offices, because I didn't believe that erm, we were a property speculation company. • Annual general meeting (Busn). Rec. on 22 Nov 1991 with 6 partics, 99 utts
  12. 12. 01/29/15 A French encounter. Williams, Cathy. Richmond, Surrey: Mills & Boon, 1992, pp. ??. 3587 s-units. • Usually clients and business acquaintances went through his secretary, and only the very important calls got passed through. At fifty-three, her father was still an intensely busy man, head of an important software company, and lately dabbling in property speculation . • It will continue…

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