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Synonyms for assumption

Synonyms for assumption

Synonyms for assumption

a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn

the act of taking possession of or power over something


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celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended

(Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended

audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

the act of assuming or taking for granted

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In addition, the consequence of the unconscious assumption is opinion and action, which may not surface toward consciousness, unless someone questions the validity of the opinion held by the arguing faculty member.
He was 60 and had worked in the college's athletics department since graduating from Assumption College in 1972.
As we develop the doctrine to support more effective assumption management, we must update the corresponding knowledge management (KM) doctrine and capabilities.
While one assumption may be based on years of experience and data, that does not mean that an alternative idea is completely wrong.
A speculative assumption is a subjective interpretation about the meaning of something based on what other people have said or done.
1] was intended for use as part of a conservative upper-bounding analysis, not as a realistic point estimate); 3) replacing an assumption that 10% of infected persons would benefit from antimicrobial drug therapy with a more data-based value of 0.
4 percent return over the past five years, but bases annual contributions from taxpayers on the assumption of an 8 percent return.
Starting at a point we'll call time period zero, the assumption of either upward or downward movements over a number of successive periods creates a distribution of possible stock prices.
Because practitioners are required to advise a client about the significance of conclusions reached, the assumption in Section 10.
First, the assumption of normality for the distribution of the errors appeared to be maintained when examining the standardized residual plot [Figure 2].
This is a far cry from what happens in most new vehicle programs, where the cost and functional objectives are misaligned, the revenue assumptions don't support the variable cost targets, or the volume assumption is incompatible with the available capacity at the plant.
Finally no-lapse illustrations should advise buyers to look at current-assumption products as well because, as a trade-off for the guarantee, those products may provide a greater death benefit under acceptable assumptions, allow more premium flexibility and build greater cash value.
August 15 itself is the feast of the Assumption of Mary.
2, we discuss two assumptions, labeled as Assumption I and Assumption II, about the relationship between the laboratory expected values [X.