a belief that something is true even though it has not been proved; an act of accepting that something is true until it is proved not true; willingness to do something without the right or permission to do it
- presumption of innocence
- to destroy a presumption
- an exhibition of presumption
- to overcome a presumption
- there’s a strong presumption against it
- presumption in law
- unabashed presumption
- conclusive presumption
- limitations of presumption
- to meet a presumption
- criminal presumption
- The presumption is that the thief had a key to the store.
- There was a widespread presumption that she would appoint him as her successor.
- the presumption that all students learn in the same way
- Thousands of people used this drug on the presumption that it was safe. [=they used it because they believed that it was safe]
- The trial was unfair from the beginning because there was no presumption of innocence.
- a defendant’s right to a presumption of innocence
- You don’t know anything about my situation, and yet you have the presumption [=(more commonly) gall, nerve] to tell me what to do!
- презумпция, предположение, самонадеянность, вероятность