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Meaning of conjecture

con•jec•ture

Pronunciation: (kun-jek'chur), [key]
— n., v., -tured, -tur•ing.
—n.
  1. the formation or expression of an opinion or theory without sufficient evidence for proof.
  2. an opinion or theory so formed or expressed; guess; speculation.
  3. the interpretation of signs or omens.
—v.t.
  1. to conclude or suppose from grounds or evidence insufficient to ensure reliability.
—v.i.
  1. to form conjectures.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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