Translation of speculate in Spanish:

speculate

Pronunciation: /ˈspekjəleɪt; ˈspekjʊleɪt/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 2 (guess, conjecture) to speculate (on oabout sth) hacer* conjeturas or especular (sobre algo)
    More example sentences
    • Dr. Penney, in his evidence, speculated that the error was a typographical one.
    • Researchers speculated that organically grown plants are subject to more environmental challenges and therefore have stronger antioxidant defenses.
    • Some speculated that it was, because there was limited evidence that another race had existed there once.

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