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The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
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presumption
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The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
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as in: presumption of innocence Define
something thought of as true without proof
  • He was a very humane killer too, for he could dispatch a beast with one blow of his tail so that it didn’t know (and presumably still doesn’t know) it had been killed.

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  • I presumed she was an expert since she spoke so confidently.
  • The presumption of innocence does no prevent holding a defendant thought to be a danger to society.

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unspecified meaning
  • "You presume too much on your long service, Rynelf," said Caspian.

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as in: presumption of innocence Define
something thought of as true without proof
as in: he is presumptuous Define
exercising privileges to which one is not entitled -- such as being too familiar or too bossy
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