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speculative

spek yuh luh tiv

  • s  not financially safe or secure
    speculative business enterprises
  • s  not based on fact or investigation
    speculative knowledge
  • s  showing curiosity
    raised a speculative eyebrow

  • The downward pressure on stock prices across the board, meanwhile, suggests speculative markets are already factoring in anticipated declines in company results as the economy .
  • Behind the Jesus tomb fight: a more speculative style of scholarship.
  • Information that has been reported otherwise is purely speculative and cannot be independently verified.
News & Articles

  • Ensco Adds Deepwater Drillship
    Ensco plc has ordered yet another advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship at a cost of $625 million, as part of its continuing speculative newbuild contracting spree.
    June 11, 2013 - Zacks via Yahoo! Finance
  • Scientists Envision What We Might Look Like In 100,000 Years
    April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The human face , both structure and appearance, has changed and evolved since the earliest emergence of man to the present day. In a disturbing bout of speculative science, artist Nickolay Lamm has partnered with computational geneticist Dr. Alan Kwan to give us a look at what humans might look like 100,000 years from now. Lamm, from ...
    June 11, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Liberty Property Trust announces Greer development
    Liberty Property Trust has announced it will develop a 156,000-square-foot speculative industrial building in Greer.
    June 11, 2013 - The Greenville News
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Detroit Free Press
    In that order, Obama said pointedly, "the government should not keep information confidential merely because public officials might be embarrassed by disclosure, because errors and failures might be revealed, or because of speculative or abstract...
  • John Howard in International Herald Tribune
    Great progress has been achieved, but there is still work to be done,Howard said during a news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. "As you know, I don't set speculative dates. There is nothing to be achieved by that."
  • Marv Levy in Washington Post
    Certainly, we feel the injury is serious, but I don't want to speculate, and that's what the doctors told us,Levy told the AP. "They told us to wait to hear from them before making any speculative announcement."

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