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presupposition

[ pree-suhp-uh-zish-uhn ]
/ ˌpri sʌp əˈzɪʃ ən /
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noun

something that is assumed in advance or taken for granted:The conflict could have been avoided if the speakers had openly acknowledged the presuppositions that each of them brought to the discussion.

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OTHER WORDS FROM presupposition

pre·sup·po·si·tion·less, adjective
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