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assumed

[uh-soomd] /əˈsumd/
adjective
1.
adopted in order to deceive; fictitious; pretended; feigned:
an assumed name; an assumed air of humility.
2.
taken for granted; supposed:
His assumed innocence proved untrue.
3.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; assume + -ed2
Related forms
assumedly
[uh-soo-mid-lee] /əˈsu mɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
nonassumed, adjective
self-assumed, adjective
unassumed, adjective
well-assumed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well assumed

assumed

/əˈsjuːmd/
adjective
1.
false; fictitious: an assumed name
2.
taken for granted: an assumed result
3.
usurped; arrogated: an assumed authority
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