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presuming

[ pri-zoo-ming ]
/ prɪˈzu mɪŋ /
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adjective
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Origin of presuming

First recorded in 1575–85; presume + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM presuming

pre·sum·ing·ly, adverbun·pre·sum·ing, adjective
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