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  • 1speculative damages — Damages not proved with reasonable certainty, the trier of the fact being left to speculate as to the actual damages suffered by the plaintiff. 22 Am J2d Damg § 24. Damages are not speculative merely because they cannot be computed with… …

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  • 2Speculative fiction by writers of color — Speculative fiction is defined as science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Within those categories exists many other subcategories, for example cyberpunk, magical realism, and psychological horror. The terms multicultural, person of color, women of… …

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  • 3Speculative fiction — is a term used as an inclusive descriptor covering a group of fiction genres that speculate about worlds that are unlike the real world in various important ways. In these contexts, it generally includes science fiction, fantasy fiction, horror… …

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  • 4speculative damages — Possible financial loss or expenses claimed by a plaintiff that are contingent upon a future occurrence, purely conjectural, or highly improbable. These damages should not be awarded. For example, a plaintiff may claim that in ten years, as he… …

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  • 5Speculative — 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,… …

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  • 6Speculative realism — is a philosophical current taking its name from a conference held at Goldsmiths College, University of London in April, 2007. The conference was moderated by Alberto Toscano of Goldsmiths College, and featured presentations by Ray Brassier of… …

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  • 7Speculative demand — is the demand for financial assets, such as securities, money or foreign currency that is not dictated by real transactions such as trade, or financing.The need for cash to take advantage of investment opportunities that may arise.In economic… …

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  • 8Speculative damages — are claims made by a plaintiff for losses that may occur in the future, but are highly improbable. They can not be used as a basis for recovery in tort or contract cases. Example: A plaintiff claims the tortfeasor s failure to deliver a shipment… …

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  • 9Speculative mood — is a grammatical mood found in some languages, which indicates that the utterance is based on speculation of the speaker, and not actually known to be the case. For example, The butler could have been the killer. ee also*Grammatical mood …

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  • 10speculative — [spek′yə lāt΄iv, spek′yələ tiv] adj. [ME speculatif < MFr < LL speculativus] 1. of, characterized by, or having the nature of, speculation or meditation, conjecture, etc. 2. theoretical, not practical 3. of or characterized by financial… …

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  • 12Speculative execution — In computer science, speculative execution is the execution of code, the result of which may not be needed. In the context of functional programming, the term speculative evaluation is used instead.TypesGenerally, statements and definitions in a… …

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  • 13speculative — securities that involve a high level of risk. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * speculative spec‧u‧la‧tive [ˈspekjlətɪv ǁ leɪ ] adjective 1. FINANCE bought or done in the hope of making a profit: • Their £461 million bid for the electronics… …

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  • 14Speculative poetry — Also variously called science fiction poetry or SF poetry or fantastic poetry, speculative poetry is to poetry roughly what speculative fiction is to fiction. Speculative poetry is often published by the same markets that publish science fiction …

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  • 15Speculative Bubble — A spike in asset values within a particular industry, commodity, or asset class. A speculative bubble is usually caused by exaggerated expectations of future growth, price appreciation, or other events that could cause an increase in asset values …

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  • 16Speculative attack — A speculative attack is the massive selling of a country s currency assets by both domestic and foreign investors. Countries that utilize a fixed exchange rate are more susceptible to a speculative attack than countries utilizing a floating… …

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  • 17speculative grammar —       a linguistic theory of the Middle Ages, especially the second half of the 13th century. It is “speculative” not in the modern sense but as the word is derived from the Latin speculum (“mirror”), indicating a belief that language reflects… …

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  • 18Speculative Company — A company with a significant percentage of its assets tied up in projects with uncertain returns. A speculative company participates in projects with high probability of failure. However, should a project succeed, the returns can be very large.… …

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  • 19Speculative Risk — A category of risk that, when undertaken, results in an uncertain degree of gain or loss. All speculative risks are made as conscious choices and are not just a result of uncontrollable circumstances. Speculative risk is the opposite of pure risk …

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  • 20Speculative Grammarian — Infobox Journal discipline = Satirical Linguistics abbreviation = SpecGram website = http://specgram.com publisher = Trey Jones [2004 ] country = USA history = 1988 to present ISSN = 1938 0720about|the satirical linguistics journal|information… …

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