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presumptive

pre·sump·tive

presumptive

 
 
pronunciation:
prih zuhmp tihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: affording a reasonable basis for belief or presumption.
The police have presumptive evidence that the suspect was in her apartment that night.
definition 2: based on presumption.
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derivation: presumptively (adv.)