n.假定, 设想, 担任(职责等), 假装
The project was predicated on the assumption that the economy was expanding.
Their assumptions of an air of confidence fooled nobody.
The theory is based on a series of wrong assumptions.
1. 假定, 设想[U][C][+(that)]
The facts proved her assumption wrong.
2. 担任; 承担[U][C]
The new governor's assumption of office takes place next Tuesday.
3. 夺取; 篡夺[U][C][(+of)]
4. 僭越; 自大[U]
His air of assumption made him unpopular.
with an assumption of indifference