supposal

noun
sup·​pos·​al | \ sə-ˈpō-zəl How to pronounce supposal (audio) \

Definition of supposal

1 : the act or process of supposing
2 : something supposed : hypothesis, supposition

First Known Use of supposal

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Supposal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supposal. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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