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Spanish translation of “assume”

assume

verb /əˈsjuːm/
to take or accept as true I assume (that) you’d like time to decide. to take upon oneself or accept (authority, responsibility etc) He assumed the rôle of leader in the emergency. to put on (a particular appearance etc) He assumed a look of horror. assumed adjective pretended; not genuine He wrote under an assumed name (= not using his real name). assumption /-ˈsamp-/ noun something assumed 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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