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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007
A conjectured statement that implies or states a relationship between two or more variables. A hypothesis is usually formed from facts already known or research already carried out, and is ... More
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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
60 words

Assumption or proposal made in order to account for or correlate known facts. Consequences inferred from a hypothesis are put

hypothesis

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Andrew Belsey

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
100 words

A hunch, speculation, or conjecture proposed as a possible solution to a problem, and requiring further investigation of its acceptability by argument or observation and ...

hypothesis, scientific

hypothesis, scientific   Reference library

J. T. Vallance

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
692 words
The English transliteration of the Greek word ὑπόθεσις can conceal something of the variety of senses this term has in ancient contexts. Etymologically it suggests ‘the basis upon which ... More

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