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A proposition that is consistent with known data, but has been neither verified nor shown to be false. It is synonymous with Conjecture.

See also Bourget's Hypothesis, Chinese Hypothesis, Continuum Hypothesis, Hypothesis Testing, Nested Hypothesis, Null Hypothesis, Postulate, Ramanujan's Hypothesis, Riemann Hypothesis, Schinzel's Hypothesis, Souslin's Hypothesis

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