supposition Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “supposition” in the English Dictionary

"supposition" in British English

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suppositionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌsʌp.əˈzɪʃ.ən/
the ​fact of ​believing something is ​true without any ​proof or something that you ​believe to be ​true without any ​proof: That ​article was ​based on ​pure supposition.
(Definition of supposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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suppositionnoun [C]

 us   /ˌsʌp·əˈzɪʃ·ən/ fml
an ​idea that something may be ​true, ​although it is not ​certain: [+ that clause] The ​investment was ​based on the supposition that there was ​adequatedemand for a new ​modernofficebuilding.
(Definition of supposition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “supposition”
in Arabic افتِراض…
in Korean 추정…
in Portuguese suposição…
in Catalan suposició…
in Japanese 仮定, 想定, 仮説…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猜测,推测,假定…
in Turkish varsayım, faraziye…
in Russian предположение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猜測,推測,假定…
in Italian supposizione…
in Polish przypuszczenie…
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