assumption
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assumption(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supposition)
a. la suposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Stop making ridiculous assumptions. If she didn't come, it must be because she couldn't.Deja de hacer suposiciones ridículas. Si no vino, será que no pudo.
b. el supuesto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your idea is based on the erroneous assumption that people behave rationally.Tu idea se basa en el supuesto erróneo de que la gente se comporta de forma racional.
2. (acceptance of power or a position)
a. la asunción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His assumption of responsibility should be understood in legal terms.Su asunción de responsabilidad debe entenderse en términos legales.
b. la toma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The military's assumption of power followed straight after the coup.La toma de poder por el ejército tuvo lugar inmediatamente después del golpe de estado.
Assumption
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (religious)
a. la Asunción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Assumption is painted on the ceiling of the church.En el techo de la iglesia está pintada la Asunción.
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assumption
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supposition)
a. la suposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to work on the assumption that…trabajar sobre la base de que…
2. (of power, responsibility)
a. la asunción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (religion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the Assumptionla Asunción
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assumption [əˈsʌmpʃən]
noun
1 (supposition) suposición (f); supuesto (m)
that's only an assumption
on the assumption that suponiendo que; poniendo por caso que; we cannot make that assumption no podemos dar eso por sentado; to start from a false assumption partir de una base falsa
2 (taking) [of power, responsibility] asunción (f)
The government have retained the support which greeted their assumption of power last March The party is calling for `a common assumption of responsibility" It's difficult to believe that Cliff's assumption of the role of `first knight of pop" has come about as a consequence of towering artistic merit
3
the Assumption (Rel) la Asunción
modifier
Assumption Day (n) Día (m) de la Asunción
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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