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PRESUPPOSITION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does presupposition mean? 

PRESUPPOSITION (noun)
  The noun PRESUPPOSITION has 1 sense:

1. the act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)

  Familiarity information: PRESUPPOSITION used as a noun is very rare.


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PRESUPPOSITION (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("presupposition" is a kind of...):

supposal; supposition (the cognitive process of supposing)


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