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guesswork Line breaks: guess|work
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɛswəːk/

Definition of guesswork in English:


[mass noun]
The process or results of guessing: answering this question will involve you in a certain amount of guesswork
More example sentences
  • So there's a certain amount of guesswork or predicting that goes into it.
  • We don't, but we cannot go to war on guesswork, hypothesis and speculation.
  • While there is a fair bit of guesswork and assumption involved, parties reckon they can narrow down who voted for them and who didn't.

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