Translation of "presuppose" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌpriː.səˈpəʊz/ us /-ˈpoʊz/

to accept that something is true before it has been proved

You’re presupposing that he’ll have told her – but he may not have.

formal If an idea or situation presupposes something, that thing must be true for the idea or situation to work.

Investigative journalism presupposes some level of investigation.
All this presupposes that he’ll get the job he wants.

(Translation of “presuppose” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˌpriːsəˈpouz/

(formal) to accept that something is true even though it has not yet been proved, and to act accordingly

This major presupposes a high level of interest in and aptitude for music.

(formal) if one thing presupposes another, it cannot exist or be true unless the other thing is also true

According to Aristotle, all motion or change presupposes the existence of place (topos) and time (chronos).
presupposition noun


(Translation of “presuppose” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)