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verb [transitive] formal surmise pronunciation in British English /sə(r)ˈmaɪz/
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I/you/we/theysurmise
he/she/itsurmises
present participlesurmising
past tensesurmised
past participlesurmised
  1. to guess that something is true, when you do not have enough information to prove that it is true
    He surmised that her flight was delayed.
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 surmise pronunciation in British English noun [countable/uncountable]
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