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presume

verb /prəˈzjuːm/
to believe that something is true without proof; to take for granted
presumir, suponer
When I found the room empty, I presumed that you had gone home ’Has he gone?’ ’I presume so.’
to be bold enough (to act without the right, knowledge etc to do so)
atreverse, permitirse
I wouldn’t presume to advise someone as clever as you.
presumably adverb I presume
se supone que, es de suponer
She’s not in her office – presumably she went home early.
presumption /-ˈzamp-/ noun something presumed
presunción, suposición
She married again, on the presumption that her first husband was dead.
unsuitable boldness, etc in one’s behaviour towards another person
presunción
It would be presumptuous to expect her to agree automatically to your proposal.
presumptuous /-ˈzamptjuəs, (American) -ˈzamptʃuəs/ adjective impolitely bold
presuntuoso
It would be presumptuous to assume that you will definitely be offered a place on the course.
presumptuousness noun
presunción, atrevimiento
(Definition of presume from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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