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English definition of “take sth as read”

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take sth as read

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to accept that something is true without making sure that it is: I just took it as read that anyone who applied for the course would have the necessary qualifications.
Translations of “take sth as read”
in Chinese (Traditional) 未經證實就視…為正確, 想當然認為…不會有錯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 未经证实就视…为正确, 想当然认为…不会有错…
(Definition of take sth as read from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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