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assume
British English: /əˈsjuːm/
American English: /əˈsum/

Translation of assume in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (suppose)
    that que
    I assume she knows
    je suppose qu'elle le sait
    we must assume that …
    on doit présumer que …
    I assume him to be French
    je suppose qu'il est français
    assuming that to be true
    en supposant que cela soit vrai
    it is/has been assumed that …
    on suppose/a supposé que …
    tomorrow, I assume it is widely assumed that she knows
    il est communément admis qu'elle le sait
    let's assume ou assuming that's correct
    supposons que cela soit exact
    they just assume (that) he can't do it
    ils croient qu'il est incapable de le faire
  • 2 (take on)
    (control, identity, office, power, significance, shape)
    (duty, responsibility)
    (air, attitude, expression, ignorance, indifference)
    under an assumed name
    sous un nom d'emprunt

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