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presumptionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /prɪˈzʌmp.ʃən/
C1 the act of believing that something is true without having any proof: The presumption of innocence is central to American law. There is no scientific evidence to support such presumptions. [+ that] The decision is based on the presumption that all information must be freely available.
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