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One that speculates: a commodities speculator.
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1. a person who speculates
2. (Rugby) rugby NZ an undirected kick of the ball
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|Noun||1.||speculator - someone who makes conjectures without knowing the facts|
thinker - someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)
|2.||speculator - someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains|
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
hedger - someone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss
operator - a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets
scalper - someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost; "he got theater tickets through a scalper"
venture capitalist - a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)
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noun venturer, trader, entrepreneur, bear, bull, stag, manipulator, merchant venturer a City speculator
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speculator[ˈspekjʊleɪtəʳ] N → especulador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
speculator[ˈspɛkjʊleɪtər] n → spéculateur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n (also Fin) → Spekulant(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
speculator[ˈspɛkjʊˌleɪtəʳ] n (Fin) → speculatore/trice
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