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assumption
ə'səmpʃən
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of taking possession of or power over something.
  2. The act of assuming or taking for granted.
  3. Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to.
  4. A hypothesis that is taken for granted.
  5. A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn.
  6. The taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended.
  7. 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.
Hyphenationas•sump•tion
Part of Speech(名) noun
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假定jiǎdìngto assume; to suppose; supposed; so-called; assumption; hypothesis
假设jiǎshèto suppose; to presume; to assume; supposing that ...; if; hypothesis; conjecture
认为rènwéito believe; to think; to consider; to feel
采取cǎiqǔto adopt or carry out (measures, policies, course of action); to take
呈现chéngxiànto appear; to emerge; to present (a certain appearance); to demonstrate
臆测yìcèassumption; guess
臆断yìduànto assume; assumption
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