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verb [transitive] formal postulate pronunciation in British English /ˈpɒstjʊleɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theypostulate
he/she/itpostulates
present participlepostulating
past tensepostulated
past participlepostulated

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  1. to claim or imagine that something is true or that it exists

    The theory postulates two reasons for the spread of the disease.

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 postulate pronunciation in British English /ˌpɒstjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [countable/uncountable]
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singularpostulation
pluralpostulations

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