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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Took to be the case or to be true; Accepted without verification or proof

Usage examples (40)
  • Dr Lloyd admitted during the hustings event that the term "presumed" had unfortunate connotations.
  • While the conclusion is presumed from the start, it is not implied in the premise.
  • This coercion, it may be presumed, is exercised with no light hand over these marauders.
  • And, in presumed hominid precursors, were physical or sociological developments more pertinent? for more
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