Definition of supposition in English:

supposition

Line breaks: sup¦pos|ition
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Derivatives

suppositional

adjective
More example sentences
  • Willingness to understand differences at the suppositional level can also generate goodwill.

Origin

late Middle English (as a term in scholastic logic): from Old French, or from late Latin suppositio(n-) (translating Greek hupothesis 'hypothesis'), from the verb supponere (see suppose).

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