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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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