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sumption

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sumere, to take

NounEdit

sumption (plural sumptions)

  1. (rare) a taking
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) The major premise of a syllogism.

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