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presuppose

verb

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to take as true or as a fact without actual proof
  • the book presupposes its readers will already know something about the subject

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The first known use of presuppose was in the 15th century

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“Presuppose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/presuppose. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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