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assume

verb /əˈsjuːm/
to take or accept as true
suponer
I assume (that) you’d like time to decide.
to take upon oneself or accept (authority, responsibility etc)
asumir
He assumed the role of leader in the emergency.
to put on (a particular appearance etc)
adquirir, adoptar
He assumed a look of horror.
assumed adjective pretended; not genuine
presunto; falso
He wrote under an assumed name (= not using his real name).
assumption /-ˈsamp-/ noun something assumed
supuesto
On the assumption that we can produce four pages an hour, the work will be finished tomorrow.
(Definition of assume from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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