Assumption: a belief or feeling that something is true or that something will happen, although there is no proof
Ex: We are working on the assumption that everyone invited will turn up.
It was impossible to make assumptions about people’s reactions.
- Behavior that is too confident and shows a lack of respect for other people
- The act of supposing that something is true, although it has not yet been proved or is not certain
Ex: Everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until they are proven to be guilty.