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assuming

[uh-soo-ming] /əˈsu mɪŋ/
adjective
1.
taking too much for granted; presumptuous.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; assume + -ing2
Related forms
assumingly, adverb
self-assuming, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for self-assuming

assuming

/əˈsjuːmɪŋ/
adjective
1.
expecting too much; presumptuous; arrogant
conjunction
2.
(often foll by that) if it is assumed or taken for granted (that) even assuming he understands the problem, he will never take any action
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