Pronunciation: /əˈsʌmp ʃən/ ?

An assumption is a statement that is taken to be true without proof.[1] The difference between an axiom and an assumption is that the assumption does not introduce new ideas. An assumption only organizes existing ideas.


  1. assumption. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08).

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