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Experts posit that such a rocket, which Pyonyang calls a Hwasong-14, could potentially travel 4,100 miles, technical wrinkles not withstanding.
Some have posited that Earhart was in fact a spy, sent by the U.S. government to conduct surveillance on Japanese activity in the Pacific.
Despite it’s history of continual defeat, David Cohen a senior executive at Comcast, posited that Simpson-Bowles might be the precise thing that the American economy needs right now.
The cameras will probably be oriented differently Rumors posit that the rear-facing cameras will now be oriented vertically, instead of horizontally.
Economist John Maynard Keynes posited, in an essay published a year after the 1929 Wall Street crash, that his grandchildren would work 15-hour weeks, with five-day weekends.
A recent theory posited that this feat will be accomplished via a sneak attack made possible by Hand of the Queen Tyrion Lannister's intimate knowledge of the Casterly Rock sewage system.
This theory posits that by patrolling to protect the group’s food supply and expand its territory, the entire group becomes more attractive to females and improves each individual male’s chances of reproducing.
In 2014, Cacioppo, his wife, U Chicago psychologist Stephanie Cacioppo, and Dutch psychologist Dorret Boomsma posited an evolutionary mechanism for loneliness.
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Origin and Etymology of posit
Latin positus, past participle of ponere
First Known Use: 1647See Words from the same year
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Definition of posit for English Language Learners
: to suggest (something, such as an idea or theory) especially in order to start a discussion
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