Definition To assume

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Definition

to assume: to suppose, to presume, to expect
verb
I assume that you looked at the files before coming to today's meeting?

to assume (responsibility): to take, to accept (responsibility)
verb
Bruno assumes all financial responsibility for the company.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I assumed all responsibility for losing the contract.
US: I assume that's why you were fired.

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