on spec

idiom

Definition of on spec

1 : without having a definite buyer or customer but with the hope or expectation of finding one when work is completed He built the house on spec. She wrote the script on spec.
2 chiefly British : without being sure of success but with the hope of success He wrote to the company on spec, hoping for a job.

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“On spec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20spec. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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