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Assumption - Nkumbetelo. Maehleketelelo. Mavonelo.

Assumption is an English word meaning "Nkumbetelo, Maehleketelelo, Mavonelo." in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of assumption
- Assumption n
- A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play" [syn: {premise}, {premiss}]
- A hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain assumptions" [syn: {supposition}, {supposal}]
- The act of taking possession of or power over something; "his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"; "the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"; "he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts" [syn: {laying claim}]
- Celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox church [syn: {Assumption of Mary}, {August 15}]
- Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness" [syn: {presumption}, {presumptuousness}, {effrontery}]
- (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
- The act of assuming or taking for granted; "your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted"
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