Translation of speculation in Spanish:

speculation

Pronunciation: /ˌspekjəˈleɪʃən; ˌspekjʊˈleɪʃən/

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  • 1 [Fin] especulación (f) speculation in copper/on the stock market especulación en or con cobre/en la bolsa to buy sth as a speculation comprar algo para especular property speculation especulación en or con bienes raíces
  • 2 (reflection, conjecture) especulación (f) there has been speculation about a merger se ha especulado sobre la posibilidad de una fusión that's pure speculation es pura especulación, son solo conjeturas or suposiciones there is mounting speculation about it se intensifican las especulaciones al respecto
    More example sentences
    • The Prime Minister's press chief returned from Washington yesterday amid unprecedented speculation he was going to resign.
    • Into this vacuum of information came the very worst kind of speculation, the most extreme of views.
    • The profitability of the trade has given rise to speculation that money from wildlife is financing terrorist activities.

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