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American English: /prəˈzəm(p)ʃ(ə)n/
British English: /prɪˈzʌm(p)ʃ(ə)n/

Translation of presumption in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (boldness) it was pure presumption on his part
    fue un atrevimiento or una osadía de su parte
    the presumption of the man!
    ¡qué atrevimiento!
    ¡qué tupé! [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • I can't convince people there is a God and I really have no desire to, except in moments of arrogant presumption that somehow my knowledge is better than that of others.
    • Which will probably teach me something about arrogance and presumption.
    • It is one thing to seek to excuse Machiavelli's cynicism and cruelty on the grounds that he was a man of his time - a victim as well as an architect of Renaissance arrogance and presumption.
  • 2 countable and uncountable (assumption) the presumption is that one of them was a spy
    se supone que uno de ellos era espía
    presumption of innocence (Law)
    Example sentences
    • In London a spokesman for the Lord Chancellor's office said family law cases in England and Wales were generally heard in camera, although there was no presumption that they had to be.
    • My own personal presumption is innocence until proven guilty.
    • The presumption that everyone in Brisbane follows the Broncos is nonsense… and the number of Bulldogs fans at Lang Park last Sunday surely confirm that.
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