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assumption

Logic a statement that is used as the premise of a particular argument but may not be otherwise accepted

Assumption

Christianity
1. the taking up of the Virgin Mary (body and soul) into heaven when her earthly life was ended
2. the feast commemorating this, celebrated by Roman Catholics on Aug. 15

Assumption

 

(also, Dormition of the Virgin; Russian, uspen’e), a feast of the Orthodox Church in memory of the reputed death of the Virgin Mary, observed on August 15 (28). Ancient pagan rites of the slavs connected with the completion of the grain harvest in August were later absorbed into the Orthodox feast in Russia.

References in classic literature ?
"Is it possible," he asked, with an overacted assumption of surprise, "that you think I am in earnest?"
"First, that on the above-mentioned Feast of the Assumption, small beer having been served to the novices in the proportion of one quart to each four, the said brother John did drain the pot at one draught to the detriment of brother Paul, brother Porphyry and brother Ambrose, who could scarce eat their none-meat of salted stock-fish on account of their exceeding dryness,"
Raoul, who had begun his address with an assumption of self-possession, finished it by allowing a manifest emotion to escape him at every word.
That power, however, was limited and specific, and did not extend to an operation of this nature and extent; no objection, however, was made to his assumption, and he and M'Tavish soon made a preliminary arrangement, perfectly satisfactory to the latter.
Excessive amiability and excessive liberality are the two favorite assumptions of the modern generation.
Tyranny has perhaps oftener grown out of the assumptions of power, called for, on pressing exigencies, by a defective constitution, than out of the full exercise of the largest constitutional authorities.
June Hubner, 85, of Assumption, died August 25, 2019 in St.
The AAA Summit: Dream come true !-- -- A year ago, I joined some members of the Assumption Alumnae Association (AAA) in a trip to Bacolod and Iloilo to meet with alumnae chapters based in those cities.
Assumption Alumnae Association - Davao Chapter's fundraising event was an evening for former schoolmates to get together and invite friends for dinner, generous friends who bonded for a cause to support the feeding center project in partnership with the Catanihan Foundation, Inc., which has built the Catanihan Foundation Feeding Center at the Catalunan Grande Elementary School.
Our raised iron ore price assumption for 2018 reflects the strong start to the year, with the actual price averaging USD74/tonne for the first three months.
Assumption College alumna Maria Lourdes de Vera recalls the Lecture (French word for 'reading') of Notes.
For example, if one assumption is the consumer price index (as pictured in cell B9 above), you can name the cell that contains that assumption CPI by selecting cell B9, and then in the Name Box typing CPI, and pressing Enter.