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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains; Someone who makes conjectures without knowing the facts.

Usage examples (36)
  • He was a New York property speculator.
  • Then I called the speculator and told him I wanted to go up-stairs again.
  • Speculation means gambling only when the speculator is a gambler.
  • The thrift of the speculator was the menace of our national prosperity. for more
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