Meaning of “posit” in the English Dictionary

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"posit" in British English

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positverb [ T ]

uk /ˈpɒz.ɪt/ us /ˈpɑː.zɪt/ formal

to suggest something as a basic fact or principle from which a further idea is formed or developed:

[ + that ] If we posit that wage rises cause inflation, it follows that we should try to minimize them.

(Definition of “posit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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