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pree suh pohz

  • v  take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand
    I presuppose that you have done your work
  • v  require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
    This step presupposes two prior ones

  • The pastor "has the right to presuppose that his people; come to church prepared to worship.
  • Captain Eduard Wedmann, 36, a former artillery officer in the Eighth Motorized Rifle Division in Schwerin, reported that recent East German military exercises presuppose an .
  • Now in 1952 we have the United States Supreme Court saying that our institutions presuppose a supreme being and in 2002 we have a federal court that says you can't even recognize .

  • Charles Steger in Washington Post
    We now realize that we are not in a position to presuppose what is best for victims or their families,Steger said.
  • William O Douglas in The Conservative Voice
    Japan thinks the most important thing is that, in order to maintain and strengthen the international non-proliferation system, India will implement its commitments and actions which presuppose the NSG Statement, including the continuation of its... Taro Aso Hindu Oct 20, 2008 77271 104225 presuppose As Justice William Douglas explained in Zorach v. Clauson (1952), upholding a public school released time" program: "We are a religious people whose institutions presuppose a Supreme Being. . . . When the state encourages religious instruction or...

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