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Noun
A thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof
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“We also adopt the standard microeconomic assumption that the firm aims to maximize its profits.”
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An inflated sense of one's positive qualities
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“They have endeavored to supply the deficiency by an air of assumption, equally unnatural and unpleasing.”
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The action of taking responsibility
“The judiciary was badly split by the military's May 29 assumption of executive power.”
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The action of assuming possession or power of
“The family summer holiday is cut short by the outbreak of war, and ends with the despot's assumption of power.”
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An act of pretending or pretension
“Tom shrugged with an assumption of ease that belied his inner turmoil.”
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Excessive confidence or boldness
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An opinion formed before obtaining adequate evidence, especially as the result of bias or prejudice
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A piece of gossip
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The attainment or acquisition of a position of rank or power
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A claim or assertion of a claim to something
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An legal or formal agreeing to the action, proposals, or terms of another
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(religion) Entering heaven while still alive
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