\spˌɛkjʊlˈe͡ɪʃən], \spˌɛkjʊlˈeɪʃən], \s_p_ˌɛ_k_j_ʊ_l_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of SPECULATION
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Examination by the eye; view.
Mental view of anything in its various aspects and relations; contemplation; intellectual examination.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin] The act of speculating;-mental view of any thing in its various aspects and relations; contemplation;-intellectual examination ; -train of thought formed by meditation; conclusions or results of abstract or scientific thought;-views of a subject not verified or reduced to practice;-conjecture; guess;-power of sight; -a certain game of cards ;-act or practice of buying land or goods, &c., in expectation of a rise of price and of selling them at an advance, as distinguished from a regular trade.