Presumption

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming; "his presumption was intolerable"
  • audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness"
  • (law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially noticed
  • an assumption that is taken for granted

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an assumption that is taken for granted ,
  • (law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially noticed ,
  • audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness" ,
  • a kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming; "his presumption was intolerable"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Presumption'


  • Presumption: discretionary presumption, a rebuttable mandatory presumption, and an irrebuttable or conclusive presumption. The invocation of a presumption shifts the
  • Rebuttable presumption: Both in common law and in civil law, a rebuttable presumption (in Latin, praesumptio iuris tantum) is an assumption made by a court, one that is taken
  • Conclusive presumption: A conclusive presumption (in Latin, praesumptio iuris et de iure), also known as an irrebuttable presumption, is a type of presumption used in several
  • Presumption of advancement: The presumption of advancement is a legal presumption which arises in various common law jurisdictions in relation to the transfers of money or other
  • Presumption (canon law): For a look at Presumption in other jurisdictions, see Presumption. Presumption in the canon law of the Catholic Church is a term signifying a reasonable
  • Presumption of innocence: The presumption of innocence, sometimes referred to by the Latin expression Ei incumbit probatio qui dicit, non qui negat (the burden of proof is on the
  • Presumption of supply in New Zealand: The presumption of supply is a rebuttable presumption in criminal law which is governed by the New Zealand Misuse of Drugs Act 1975. It provides an assumption
  • Presumption of paternity: Presumption of paternity in paternity law and common law is the legal determination that a man is "presumed to be" a child's biological father without

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* We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered. - Tom Stoppard


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