conjecture

|kənˈdʒɛktʃə|

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Слово Дня - conjecture - предположение, догадка, конъектура, предполагать, гадать

Description

An opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information.; An unproven mathematical or scientific theorem.; (in textual criticism) the suggestion or reconstruction of a reading of a text not present in the original source.; Form an opinion or supposition about (something) on the basis of incomplete information.; (in textual criticism) propose (a reading).

Examples

‘conjectures about the newcomer were many and varied’
‘the purpose of the opening in the wall is open to conjecture’
‘So we sat, the last few hours, thinking about the last few months and making conjectures about the future.’
‘Until then, the issues that John claimed to be ‘pointing out’ are just opinion and conjecture.’
‘He is aware of the present trend away from textual conjecture.’
‘he conjectured the existence of an otherwise unknown feature’
‘It was also conjectured that individuals with high levels of anxious/ambivalent attachment would seek to maintain an extremely close relationship with their families because of fear of abandonment.’

Translation

предположение, догадка, конъектура, предполагать, гадать

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