Definition of speculatively in US English:

speculatively

adverb

  • See speculative

    • ‘Vernon said the amount of suburban office space being built speculatively is likely to decrease in the coming months as global economic growth slows.’
    • ‘Percy arched one brow as he regarded me speculatively.’
    • ‘Anyone writing speculatively about a future society must deal with the problem of work.’
    • ‘Laurie tilts her head, examining Hannah speculatively.’
    • ‘However the reluctance of developers to speculatively build and their ability to hold has prevented a significant decrease in value.’

Pronunciation

speculatively

/ˈspekyəˌlādivlē/