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assumable

[uh-soo-muh-buh l] /əˈsu mə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being assumed, as an office or an obligation:
Assumable mortgages are hard to find these days.
Origin of assumable
1775-1785
1775-85; assume + -able
Related forms
assumability, noun
assumably, adverb
unassumable, adjective
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  • Now a ditch is a ditch, assumably muddy, and usually traversing uninteresting and monotonous landscapes.

Word Origin and History for assumably

assumable

adj.

1784, from assume + -able. Related: Assumably; assumability.

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