presuponer

presuponer(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to suppose)
a. to assume
No presupongas que no recibió educación solo porque viene de una familia pobre.Don't assume he's uneducated just because he comes from a poor family.
b. to presuppose
David presuponía que contaba con el aval de sus padres para casarse.David presupposed that he counted on his parents' consent to get married.
2. (to require as a precondition)
a. to presuppose
Trabajar en el Pentágono presupone cierta autorización de seguridad.Working in the Pentagon presupposes a certain security clearance.
3. (to imply)
a. to represent
Las armas nucleares en las manos equivocadas presuponen un gran peligro para la humanidad.Nuclear weapons in the wrong hands represent a great danger to humanity.
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presuponer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to presuppose
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presuponer
transitive verb
to presuppose; assume
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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