presumption of law
a presumption based upon a policy of law or a general rule and not upon the facts or evidence in an individual case.
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- presumed ocular histoplasmosis,
- presumption of fact,
- presumption of innocence,
- presumption of survivorship,
- presumptive heir,
Origin of presumption of law
First recorded in 1590–1600
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