how to pronounce speculator


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speculator is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of speculator


  1. One who forms theories; a theorist.
  2. One who speculates; an observer; a contemplator.
  3. One who speculates; as in investing, one who is willing to take volatile risks upon invested principal for the potential of substantial returns.
  4. Synonym of field goal.

speculator frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word speculator occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics speculator can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that speculator can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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