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    assumption

    assumption - Dictionary definition and meaning for word assumption

    Definition
    (noun) a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    Synonyms : premise , premiss
    Example Sentence
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
    Definition
    (noun) a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    Synonyms : supposal , supposition
    Example Sentence
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions
    Definition
    (noun) the act of taking possession of or power over something
    Synonyms : laying claim
    Example Sentence
    • his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba
    • the Nazi assumption of power in 1934
    • he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts
    Definition
    (noun) celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox Church Definition
    (noun) (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended Definition
    (noun) audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to
    Example Sentence
    • he despised them for their presumptuousness
    Definition
    (noun) the act of assuming or taking for granted
    Example Sentence
    • your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted
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