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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of taking possession of or power over something; A hypothesis that is taken for granted.

Usage examples (41)
  • On the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
  • 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 for more
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