Presumption is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (countable) A presumption is a belief that something is true without knowing for sure.
- The presumption that he is the father of his wife's children turned out to be wrong.
- The strong presumption of guilt has changed to a stronger presumption of innocence.
- (uncountable) Presumption is behaviour that is too friendly or too confident.