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- n. The act of postulating or something postulated
- n. Something self-evident that can be assumed as the basis of an argument
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of postulating, or that which is postulated; assumption; solicitation; suit; cause.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Supplication; prayer.
- n. The act of postulating, or assuming without proof; supposition; assumption.
- n. In ecclesiastical law, the presentation or election to any office of one who is in some way disqualified for the appointment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
- n. (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument
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