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hypothesize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhypothesizehy‧poth‧e‧size (also hypothesise British English) /haɪˈpɒθəsaɪz $ -ˈpɑː-/ AWL verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 to suggest a possible explanation that has not yet been proved to be truehypothesize that 🔊 Scientists hypothesize that the dinosaurs were killed by a giant meteor.→ See Verb table
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hypothesizeAs some one who has experience with other students, what do you hypothesize about the student radicals?These include classifying, observing, predicting, inferring, hypothesizing, interpreting data, and measuring.We can only hypothesize that they are typical.Since we do not currently have this knowledge we hypothesize the user groups and their needs.By knowing what work-inhibited students are like, it becomes possible to hypothesize why the problem exists.hypothesize thatScientists have hypothesized that the dinosaurs were killed by a giant meteor.We can only hypothesize that they are typical.
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Verb table
hypothesize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhypothesize
he, she, ithypothesizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhypothesized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hypothesized
he, she, ithas hypothesized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hypothesized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hypothesize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hypothesized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hypothesizing
he, she, itis hypothesizing
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you, we, theyare hypothesizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas hypothesizing
you, we, theywere hypothesizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hypothesizing
he, she, ithas been hypothesizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hypothesizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hypothesizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hypothesizing
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