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supposition

noun [C]  us   /ˌsʌp·əˈzɪʃ·ən/ fml
an idea that something may be true, although it is not certain: [+ that clause] The investment was based on the supposition that there was adequate demand for a new modern office building.
Translations of “supposition”
in Korean 추정…
in Arabic افتِراض…
in Portuguese suposição…
in Catalan suposició…
in Japanese 仮定, 想定, 仮説…
in Italian supposizione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猜測,推測,假定…
in Russian предположение…
in Turkish varsayım, faraziye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猜测,推测,假定…
in Polish przypuszczenie…
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