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Meaning of PRESUPPOSITION

Pronunciation:  pree`supu'zishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)
 

PRESUPPOSITION is a 14 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: supposal, supposition

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*sup`po*si"tion\, n. [Pref. pre- +
supposition: cf. F. pr['e]supposition.]
1. The act of presupposing; an antecedent implication;
   presumption.

2. That which is presupposed; a previous supposition or
   surmise.

 

 

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