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Dictionary definition for: Speculative

1. (s) not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment" "high risk investments" "anything that promises to pay too much can''t help being risky" "speculative business enterprises"

2. (s) not based on fact or investigation; "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs" "speculative knowledge"

3. (s) showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive" "raised a speculative eyebrow"

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