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presumption

noun [C or U]
 
 
/prɪˈzʌmpʃən/
LAW the fact of believing that something is true without having any proof: Every defendant is entitled to the presumption of innocence unless they are proven guilty.presumption that The decision was based on the presumption that the information that they had been given was correct.
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