on/under/with the assumption


: as though one knows : in the belief
We are operating on/under/with the assumption that the loan will be approved.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Such calls for regulatory actions against short sellers are all based on the assumption that short selling is nefarious — that daring to take a negative view of a company’s stock is tantamount to market manipulation, especially if the short sellers have the impudence to publicize their viewpoint. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2023 Starting in the 1970s, shelters were built on the assumption that secrecy is safest. Katheryn Houghton, CBS News, 24 May 2023 The boundary study was based on the assumption that Golden Ring Middle would no longer be used. Sabrina Leboeuf, Baltimore Sun, 4 May 2023 Many investors piled into those bonds on the assumption that Beijing would never allow a truly widespread property bust because of the fraught politics of homeownership in China. Jacky Wong, WSJ, 23 Mar. 2023 So much of the classical music industry relies on the assumption that star soloists and conductors can hop on a plane without a thought, and that the listeners who love them will travel to hear them. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Nov. 2021 This brings us to a different MCU X-Men rumor that builds on the assumption that Marvel might rehire some of the beloved former mutant actors. Chris Smith, BGR, 24 Oct. 2022 The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil rose by nearly a third in the first three months after the invasion, though recent weeks have seen a reversal on the assumption that weaker economic growth will translate into less demand. New York Times, 16 July 2022 The instinct to hide any visible sign of a period is ingrained in girls from an early age on the assumption that men and boys cannot -- or shouldn't have to -- deal with it. Holly Thomas, CNN, 6 May 2022 See More

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“On/under/with the assumption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%2Funder%2Fwith%20the%20assumption. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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