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presumptuousadjective

 us   /prɪˈzʌmp·tʃu·əs/
rude because of doing something ​although you ​know you do not have a ​right to do it: It would be presumptuous of me to ​speak for the ​others.
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"presumptuous" in British English

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presumptuousadjective

uk   /prɪˈzʌmp.tʃəs/  us   /-ˈzʌmp.tʃuː.əs/
presumptuously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
presumptuousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ (formal presumption)
(Definition of presumptuous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “presumptuous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒昧的,专横的…
in Turkish küstah, haddini bilmez, arsız…
in Russian самонадеянный, нахальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒昧的,專橫的…
in Polish arogancki, zbyt pewny siebie…
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