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The earliest cookbooks were light on instruction and heavy on assumed knowledge — a style our recent, prescriptive recipe-obsessed food culture is now looping back to You don’t need a recipe.

From Eater

US businesses have sort of assumed there would always be an endless pool of low-wage labor, and the economy might work differently if that’s not the case.

From Vox

The cost numbers you usually see about this deal are in the $80 billion to $85 billion range, but those ignore the assumed debt.

That means Justice Brett Kavanaugh could be the likely deciding vote, and that’s significant given how much his assumed position on Roe influenced support for his nomination.

There are also tools that will analyze SERPs for you, tell you about search volume, how competitive a keyword is and the assumed intent behind it.

Forget everything you assumed about the lives of classic musicians.

The ghost writer in question is assumed to be one Siobhan Curham—an established author of both YA and adult fiction.

Leo and Jorge might reasonably have assumed that the matter had been put to bed.

It barely raised an eyebrow, perhaps because many assumed it was yet another iteration of the same old pipedream.

Beacci, who had inherited nothing from her lover, had assumed his son would make provisions for her in his will.

It seemed to free her of a responsibility which she had blindly assumed and for which Fate had not fitted her.

I need not inquire whether his dismal behaviour was natural or assumed.

Instead she assumed a suppliant air, her beautiful eyes meltingly set upon his face.

The same game of finesse was played at his own table; for there De Patinos had for some time assumed an air of civility.

Monsieur de Garnache assumed that he was in the presence of Marius de Condillac.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assumed, such as: affected, counterfeit, fake, feigned, pretended, and sham.

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