speculator


speculator
I noun adventurer, backer, bettor, entrepreneur, experimenter, gambler, hazarder, prospector, risk taker, trader, venturer, wagerer II index bettor III index spy

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  • Speculator — Villa de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • speculator — SPECULATÓR, OÁRE, speculatori, oare, s. m. şi f. (Franţuzism) Speculant. – După fr. spéculateur. Trimis de pan111, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DLRM  SPECULATÓR adj. v. speculativ. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  SPECULATÓR s …   Dicționar Român

  • Speculator — Speculator, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 348 Housing Units (2000): 484 Land area (2000): 44.645288 sq. miles (115.630759 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.580705 sq. miles (6.683996 sq. km) Total area (2000): 47.225993 sq. miles (122 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Speculator, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 348 Housing Units (2000): 484 Land area (2000): 44.645288 sq. miles (115.630759 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.580705 sq. miles (6.683996 sq. km) Total area (2000): 47.225993 sq. miles (122.314755 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Speculator — Spec u*la tor (sp[e^]k [ u]*l[=a] t[ e]r), n. [L., a spy, explorer, investigator: cf. F. sp[ e]culateur.] One who speculates. Specifically: (a) An observer; a contemplator; hence, a spy; a watcher. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] (b) One who …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SPECULATOR — dictus est Guil. Durandus. quod A. C. 1271. Speculum Iuris 3. volum. distinctum edidit, de quo vide multa apud Macros in voce Speculator …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • speculator — (n.) 1550s, from L. speculator, agent noun from speculari (see SPECULATION (Cf. speculation)). The financial sense is from 1778 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Speculātor — (lat.), 1) Spion, s.d.; bes. gehörten Speculatores zur Begleitung der Kaiser, welche etwaige Gefahren für deren Person ausspionirten; 2) so v.w. Henkersknecht, s.u. Scharfrichter; 3) Beiname des Rechtsgelehrten Guillaume Durand, s.d. 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Speculātor — Speculātor, Rechtsgelehrter, s. Durantis …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • speculator — is spelt or, not er …   Modern English usage


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