assumption

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1. Belief, logical construct, or unconfirmed fact. See assumptions for more.
2. Taking on (assuming) the duties and powers of an office, a responsibility, or someone else's obligation (such as a loan).

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The policeman's assumption that all skateboarders were "punks" was proven wrong when several of the teens collected money to help the shop owner pay for his broken benches.
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The assumptions that the boy made about the town were wrong, he did take the time to actually learn any solid facts about the town just his own assumption.
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My father gave me a loan for a new car with the assumption that I would repay him with interest on a monthly basis.
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