adverb see speculative

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  • speculatively — adv. Speculatively is used with these verbs: ↑eye, ↑look …   Collocations dictionary

  • speculatively — speculative ► ADJECTIVE 1) engaged in or based on conjecture rather than knowledge. 2) (of an investment) involving a high risk of loss. DERIVATIVES speculatively adverb speculativeness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • speculatively — adverb with speculation; in a speculative manner (Freq. 1) he looked at her speculatively • Derived from adjective: ↑speculative …   Useful english dictionary

  • Speculatively — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speculatively — See speculative. * * * …   Universalium

  • speculatively — adverb In a speculative manner …   Wiktionary

  • speculatively — adv. in speculative manner, theoretically, conjecturally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • speculatively — spec·u·la·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • speculative — speculatively, adv. speculativeness, n. /spek yeuh lay tiv, leuh tiv/, adj. 1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by speculation, contemplation, conjecture, or abstract reasoning: a speculative approach. 2. theoretical, rather than …   Universalium

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