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Definition of 'speculative'

Adjective

  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"
       Synonyms: bad risky high-risk
  2. not based on fact or investigation; "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"; "speculative knowledge"
       Synonyms: notional
  3. showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"
       Synonyms: inquisitive questioning wondering


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