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Definition of Assumption

Assumption

  1. The act of assuming, or taking to or upon one's self; the act of taking up or adopting.
  2. The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; supposition; unwarrantable claim.
  3. The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.
  4. The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.
  5. The taking of a person up into heaven.
  6. A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven.
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Assumption Translations

assumption in Dutch is Maria-Hemelvaart
assumption in French is supposition, conjecture
assumption in German is Annahme {f}
assumption in Italian is accettazione, supposizione
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