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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that you think is true, although you have no proof. Assumption.

Usage examples (33)
  • Questions, . . . are like cellular acids that dissolve the glue holding our preconceptions, prejudices, presuppositions, etc. together in customary clumps.
  • New Mysterianism is often characterized as a presupposition that some problems cannot be solved.
  • This indicates that in this case the presupposition is a pragmatic phenomenon.
  • A presupposition is a statement where you assume that the person is going to do something. for more
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