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presumptuous

adjective uk   /prɪˈzʌmp.tʃəs/  us   /-ˈzʌmp.tʃuː.əs/
A person who is presumptuous shows little respect for others by doing things they have no right to do: It would be presumptuous of me to comment on the matter.
presumptuously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
presumptuousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ (formal presumption)
Translations of “presumptuous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒昧的,專橫的…
in Russian самонадеянный, нахальный…
in Turkish küstah, haddini bilmez, arsız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒昧的,专横的…
in Polish arogancki, zbyt pewny siebie…
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