Definitions for speculativeˈspɛk yəˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv
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bad, risky, high-risk, speculative(adj)
not financially safe or secure
"a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"
not based on fact or investigation
"a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"; "speculative knowledge"
inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering(a)(adj)
"if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"
Characterized by speculation; based on guessing or unfounded opinions.
given to speculation; contemplative
involving, or formed by, speculation; ideal; theoretical; not established by demonstration
of or pertaining to vision; also, prying; inquisitive; curious
of or pertaining to speculation in land, goods, shares, etc.; as, a speculative dealer or enterprise
A cause of death may be labelled speculative, when circumstances are mysterious or unexplained, or when evidence from autopsy conflicts with other reports or rumours.
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