Meaning of HYPOTHESIS in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ haɪpɒθɪsɪs ]
A hypothesis is an idea which is suggested as a possible explanation for a particular situation or condition, but which has not yet been proved to be correct. ( FORMAL )
Work will now begin to test the hypothesis in rats...
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006