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Speculative

Spec´u`la`tive   Pronunciation: spĕk´ũ`lå`tĭv
a.1.Given to speculation; contemplative.
The mind of man being by nature speculative.
- Hooker.
2.Involving, or formed by, speculation; ideal; theoretical; not established by demonstration.
3.Of or pertaining to vision; also, prying; inquisitive; curious.
4.Of or pertaining to speculation in land, goods, shares, etc.; as, a speculative dealer or enterprise.
5.(Finance) More risky than typical investments; not investment grade.
Adj.1.speculative - 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"
2.speculative - not based on fact or investigation; "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"; "speculative knowledge"
Synonyms: notional
3.speculative - showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"
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