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Dictionary definition for: Conjecture

1. (n) a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence) "speculations about the outcome of the election" "he dismissed it as mere conjecture"

2. (v) to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"

3. (n) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

4. (n) reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence

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