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supposition

US [ˌsʌpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [.sʌpə'zɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.推测;推测的想法;推断的结论
  • Web假定;想象;假设
Plural Form:suppositions  
supposition
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n.
1.
[c]
~ (that…)
推测的想法;推断的结论an idea that you think is true although you may not be able to prove it
The police are working on the supposition that he was murdered.
警方正根据他被谋杀的假定展开调查。
2.
[u]
推测;推断the act of believing or claiming that sth is true even though it cannot be proved
The report is based entirely on supposition.
这篇报道完全建立在推测的基础上。

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