take (something) as read

idiom

British
: to accept or assume that something is true and does not need to be proved
You can take it as read that there's nothing really new in their proposal.

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“Take (something) as read.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28something%29%20as%20read. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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