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  • adjective Assumed without proof.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of postulate.

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Examples

  • Thus some non-cognitivists hope to explain logical relations by using the secondary descriptive component in the meanings of moral terms postulated by some versions of non-cognitivism.

    Boys in White Suits

  • However, it insists that they not be postulated, that is, introduced in an arbitrary way, but instead be explained as a result of agents 'decisions and interaction in their environment.

    The Scientific Contributions of Robert E. Lucas, Jr.

  • Whether this be a low order of deceiving and "lying spirits," as Professor Barrett and others are apparently inclined to believe, or whether it be a fraction of the medium's own mind (Flournoy, Morselli), or whether it be the spirit it claims to be, or whether it belongs to some other even more doubtful order of intelligence, such as postulated by the Theosophists and certain Mystics and Occultists, _that_ is a question which we cannot at present answer, and for which we may have to wait for several hundred years before one can be satisfactorily given.

    The Problems of Psychical Research Experiments and Theories in the Realm of the Supernormal

  • In the late eighteenth century, the British linguist Sir William Jones postulated the existence of an ancient ancestor language when he observed shared traits among Latin, Greek, Sanskrit, and other languages.

    The English Is Coming!

  • In the late eighteenth century, the British linguist Sir William Jones postulated the existence of an ancient ancestor language when he observed shared traits among Latin, Greek, Sanskrit, and other languages.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The Blue Hens cannot afford to take TU for postulated as the highway gets the lot tougher in November.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • CPSC received a inform of a toddler who postulated bruises to his forehead.

    RECALL: 535000 Stork Craft Cribs Due To Risk of Entrapment and ...

  • The bieing innate of a battery based upon peoples entrance to fast as well as postulated for benefaction needs.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Additionally, you ignored the strongest reason for regulation that I postulated.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Further to Andrew Ferguson on Behavioral Economics

  • The steady improvement of its learning system flirted with the consequences postulated by scientist and philosopher Raymond Kurzweil, who speculated about an impending “singularity” that would come when a massive computer system evolves its way to intelligence.

    In the Plex

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