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supposition

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1 an idea that is the starting point for making a case or conducting an investigation
  • my supposition is that this grape variety, which flourishes in southern France, should do equally well here, given the similar climate

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2 an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence
  • it's pure supposition on your part that there's something illegal going on next door

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3 something taken as being true or factual and used as a starting point for a course of action or reasoning
  • worthless genetic research that was based on the erroneous supposition that acquired characteristics can be passed on to offspring

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“Supposition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supposition. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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