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

Translation of assume in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    ausgehen von
    assume somebody's innocence
    von jemandes Unschuld ausgehen
    jemandes Unschuld voraussetzen
    he's not so stupid as we assumed him to be
    er ist nicht so dumm, wie wir angenommen haben
  • 3 (take on)
    annehmen (Namen, Rolle)
    gewinnen (Aspekt, Bedeutung)
    under an assumed name
    unter einem Decknamen

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