Definition of Presumptive in English :

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Presumptive meaning in English

Meaning of Presumptive in English

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Presumptive pronunciation in English

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Presumptive

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Adjective

1. presumptive

having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance

Example Sentences:
'the presumptive heir (or heir apparent)'

2. presumptive

affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance

Example Sentences:
'presumptive evidence'
'a strong presumptive case is made out'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Presumptive

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adjective
1. 
based on presumption or probability
2. 
affording reasonable ground for belief
3. 
of or relating to embryonic tissues that become differentiated into a particular tissue or organ
presumptive epidermis

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Presumptive

see synonyms of presumptive
adjective
1. 
giving reasonable ground for belief
presumptive evidence
2. 
based on probability; presumed
an heir presumptive

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Presumptive

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adj.
1. Based on a presumption; presumed: the party's presumptive nominee.
2. Providing a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance: presumptive evidence.
3. Usage Problem Presumptuous: presumptive behavior.

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