Translation of posit in Spanish:

posit

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːzət; ˈpɒzɪt/

vt

  • [formal] plantear, postular
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    • I decided to do a little field research to test said hypothesis, one I've in fact posited myself on occasion.
    • As soon as you let colonial architecture be a part of the vernacular then you have posited a sensible argument and can stop there.
    • If one wants to use a god of the gaps argument, one can posit an intelligent cause as an alternative to any scientific theory.
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    • You seem to be positing your argument on the assumption that Weldon v Neal is engaged if, but only if, the material facts had been pleaded in a different legal category as applied to them.
    • The first posits an attack on Washington, possibly the Capitol, which was believed to be the target of the 9/11 jet that crashed in Pennsylvania.
    • But the off-hand manner in which he posits a major attack on US soil ‘affecting’ the presidential election suggests he is merely echoing a common theme of discussions in the corridors of power of the American capital.

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