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supposing

[ suh-poh-zing ]
/ səˈpoʊ zɪŋ /
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conjunction

upon the supposition or premise that; in the event that.

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Origin of supposing

First recorded in 1835–45; see origin at suppose, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM supposing

non·sup·pos·ing, adjective
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