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educated guess Line breaks: edu|cated guess

Definition of educated guess in English:


A guess based on knowledge and experience and therefore likely to be correct: a prognosis can necessarily be only an educated guess
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  • In one case, at the very least, it is clear that Lapham was providing an educated guess based upon the size of the trees and his knowledge of tree growth patterns.
  • Although no one can describe this church with certainty, it is possible to make some educated guesses based on what we have seen in the latter part of the 1990s.
  • I'm just making educated guesses, based on what's reported in the media and my own sense of the situation.
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