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verb [transitive] formal presuppose pronunciation in British English /ˌpriːsəˈpəʊz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypresuppose
he/she/itpresupposes
present participlepresupposing
past tensepresupposed
past participlepresupposed
  1. if one thing presupposes another, it cannot exist or happen unless the other thing is also true

    Their spending plans presuppose continued economic growth.

    presuppose that:

    Giving special attention to the weaker students presupposes that the others are willing to work without much support.

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 presuppose pronunciation in British English /ˌpriːsʌpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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pluralpresuppositions

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