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assume
used in Brave New World

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Definition
beginning to take power or responsibility
  • Imagine a factory staffed by Alphas–that is to say by separate and unrelated individuals of good heredity and conditioned so as to be capable (within limits) of making a free choice and assuming responsibilities.
    p. 222.6
assuming = taking
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