Translation of speculation in Spanish:

speculation

especulación, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌspɛkjəˈleɪʃ(ə)n//ˌspɛkjʊˈleɪʃn/

noun

  • 1

    Finance
    especulación feminine
    speculation in copper/on the stock market especulación en / con cobre/en la bolsa
    • to buy sth as a speculation comprar algo para especular
    • property speculation especulación en / con bienes raíces
    • There has been discussion and speculation around whether or not and to what degree there will be a strain on student housing in Waterloo.
    • In recent months, there has been speculation that the SDLP should merge with Fianna Fáil or Labour.
    • Right now, because we lack good empirical research, we must rely mainly on speculation.
    • The profitability of the trade has given rise to speculation that money from wildlife is financing terrorist activities.
    • Into this vacuum of information came the very worst kind of speculation, the most extreme of views.
    • The Chancellor's ninth Budget will inevitably reignite speculation that it could be his last.
    • There is speculation about a rise of rightwing extremism.
    • Mr Fletcher dismissed speculation that the strike action could result in the company losing the buses.
    • Playing down speculation about his replacement, he said that political intrigue was not new to him.
    • Her love life has been the focus of constant press speculation.
    • The Prime Minister's press chief returned from Washington yesterday amid unprecedented speculation he was going to resign.
    • There has long been speculation that excessive accumulation of starch may impair chloroplast function.
    • This added fuel to speculation that Rory knew his killer.
    • Scientists do not know but there is much speculation about such a scenario.
    • His poor health has been a subject of speculation for decades, with experts analyzing his every public appearance.
    • I would prefer not to engage in speculation about it.
    • She and Grant have always avoided talking about their relationship, which once appeared to be going so well that there was speculation they would marry.
    • He divides his discussion into what we know and what we don't know, and adds some speculation at the end.
    • The pair were engrossed in conversation for more than an hour, fuelling speculation the overworked minister had unwisely opened her heart to a political opponent.
    • There was speculation that the blaze was started by a petrol bomb.
    • Until we know the terms of the deal, it's just idle speculation.
  • 2

    (reflection, conjecture)
    especulación feminine
    there has been speculation about a merger se ha especulado sobre la posibilidad de una fusión
    • that's pure speculation son solo conjeturas / suposiciones
    • there is mounting speculation about it se intensifican las especulaciones al respecto