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Term of the Day: Presume

Presume vt

pre·sumed
pre·sum·ing
: to suppose to be true without proof or before inquiry
: accept as a presumption [must the defendant is innocent]


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.


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