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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Speculative (0.01640 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: speculative speculative adj 1: 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” [syn: bad, insecure, risky, high-risk] 2: not based on fact or investigation; “a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs”; “speculative knowledge” [syn: notional] 3: showing curiosity; “if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive”; “raised a speculative eyebrow” [syn: inquisitive, questioning, wondering(a)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Speculative Speculative \Spec"u*la*tive\ (sp[e^]k"[-u]*l[.a]*t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. sp['e]culatif, L. speculativus.] 1. Given to speculation; contemplative. [1913 Webster] The mind of man being by nature speculative. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. Involving, or formed by, speculation; ideal; theoretical; not established by demonstration. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or pertaining to vision; also, prying; inquisitive; curious. [R.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. Of or pertaining to speculation in land, goods, shares, etc.; as, a speculative dealer or enterprise. [1913 Webster] The speculative merchant exercises no one regular, established, or well-known branch of business. --A. Smith. [1913 Webster] 5. (Finance) More risky than typical investments; not investment grade. [PJC] -- Spec"u*la*tive*ly, adv. -- Spec"u*la*tive*ness, n. [1913 Webster]


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