Definición de presumptive en inglés:


Silabificación: pre·sump·tive
Pronunciación: /prəˈzəm(p)tiv


1Of the nature of a presumption; presumed in the absence of further information: a presumptive diagnosis
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They were transferred to our neonatal intensive care unit with a presumptive diagnosis of perinatal asphyxia.
  • He was discharged the following afternoon with a presumptive diagnosis of vasovagal syncope, perhaps related to defecation.
  • A second diagnostic indication involves the injection of a local anesthetic to confirm the presumptive diagnosis through symptom relief of the affected body part.
conjectural, speculative, tentative; theoretical, unproven, unconfirmed
1.1 Law Giving grounds for the inference of a fact or of the appropriate interpretation of the law.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Thus, engaging in the lawful activities of a group designated as a ‘terrorist organization’ by the Attorney General could be presumptive grounds for expatriation.
  • In Accounting Research Bulletin No.9 it was stated that any expenditure which is properly applicable to the future is presumptive grounds for carrying the balance forward.
  • The Freedom of Information Act set the ground rules for, and establishes a presumptive right of, access to unpublished records of executive agencies by any person, regardless of citizenship.
probable, likely, prospective, assumed, supposed, expected
1.2 another term for presumptuous.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As a mere associate member, now forced to work outside physics, perhaps it is presumptive of me to attempt to discuss these problems.


late Middle English: from French présomptif, -ive, from late Latin praesumptivus, from praesumpt- 'taken before', from the verb praesumere (see presume).



Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • So a stay that would last indefinitely would be presumptively prejudicial to the plaintiff.
  • Whilst it is a presumptively child centred jurisdiction, it is not straightforwardly so.
  • Yet, neither a confession offered to a priest, nor a highly intimate disclosure offered to a therapist, is presumptively protected by privilege.

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