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Engelsk navneord: assumption

1. assumption (om kommunikation) a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOn the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)premise, premiss


Mindre specifikke termerposit, postulate


Mere specifikke termercondition, major premise, major premiss, minor premise, minor premiss, precondition, scenario, stipulation, subsumption, thesis

2. assumption (om erkendelse) a hypothesis that is taken for granted


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAny society is built upon certain assumptions.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)supposal, supposition


Mindre specifikke termerhypothesis, possibility, theory


Mere specifikke termerbase, basic assumption, basis, conclusion, constatation, cornerstone, foundation, fundament, given, groundwork, precondition, presumption, self-evident truth

3. assumption (om handling) the act of taking possession of or power over something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)laying claim


Mindre specifikke termeracquisition

4. Assumption (om tid) 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


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Assumption of Mary, August 15


Mindre specifikke termerholy day of obligation


Omfatter disse overordnede termerAug, August

5. Assumption (om begivenhed) (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended


Mindre specifikke termermiracle


Overordnet emneområdeChristian religion, Christianity

6. assumption (om egenskab) audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe despised them for their presumptuousness.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effrontery, presumption, presumptuousness


Mindre specifikke termeraudaciousness, audacity


Mere specifikke termeruppishness, uppityness

7. assumption (om handling) the act of assuming or taking for granted


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYour assumption that I would agree was unwarranted.


Mindre specifikke termeract, deed, human action, human activity


Mere specifikke termerposition









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