Variant of presuppose
- to suppose or assume beforehand; take for granted
- to require or imply as a preceding condition: an effect presupposes a cause
Origin: Middle English presupposen from Middle French presupposer, altered (based on poser, to place) from Midieval Latin praesupponere, past participle praesuppositus: see pre- and amp; suppose
- presupposition noun
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