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American English: /ˈɡɛsˌwərk/
British English: /ˈɡɛswəːk/

Translation of guesswork in Spanish:


  • conjeturas (feminine plural)
    all this is pure guesswork
    estas no son más que conjeturas or suposiciones
    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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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.