What is another word for hypothesis?

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[ ha͡ɪpˈɒθəsˌɪs], [ ha‍ɪpˈɒθəsˌɪs], [ h_aɪ_p_ˈɒ_θ_ə_s_ˌɪ_s]

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The word "hypothesis" derives from the Greek word "hypo," meaning "under," and "thelema," meaning "purpose." The most basic form of a hypothesis is a point of departure for an investigation or a proposed explanation. It is a conjecture that is not based on direct observation. A hypothesis can be expressed as a statement of a fact, an educated guess, or a proposed explanation.

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