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English definition of “presumably”

presumably

adverb     /prɪˈzjuː.mə.bli/ US  /-ˈzuː-/
B2 used to say what you think is the likely situation: They can presumably afford to buy a bigger apartment. Presumably he just forgot to send the letter.Guessing, supposing and suspectingPossible and probable
(Definition of presumably adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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