Translation of assumption in Spanish:

assumption

Pronunciation /əˈsʌm(p)ʃ(ə)n//əˈsəm(p)ʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    (supposition)
    the assumption was that everyone would be there se suponía que todo el mundo iba a estar allí
    • I assumed that you would agree — that was a big assumption to make! supuse que ibas a estar de acuerdo — ¡supusiste demasiado!
    • her assumption that they were French was wrong se equivocó al suponer que eran franceses
    • his reasoning is based on the assumption that … su razonamiento se basa en el supuesto / la suposición de que …
    • she agreed on the assumption that … accedió suponiendo que …
    • What you have to ask is: how realistic are the assumptions these companies are working with?
    • Taste is based upon a certain set of assumptions about what is good or bad in the world.
    • Perhaps you should question your own assumptions about that before you go poking about in mine.
    • Yet another unstated assumption is that the only way to prevent aircraft crashing into populated areas is by regulation.
    • The assumption is, presumably, that advertising will be used to sell these cars.
    • There is a frequent and incorrect assumption that ecological buildings have to be far more expensive.
    • This policy is based on the extremely short-sighted assumption that a terrorist needs to push buttons to make a bomb explode.
    • Scientists reconsidered earlier assumptions about the function of sex hormones as well.
    • And everything that happened in our part of the world reinforced this assumption.
    • In other words, I disagree with just about all the assumptions on which this proposal is based.
    • Wrong assumptions about an employee's commitment to work frequently lead to problems.
    • We need to clarify the assumptions inherent in this argument before we can determine its validity.
    • Many of the key assumptions used as the basis for safety claims have been overturned.
    • Every now and again you read a book that shatters assumptions you have held for a long time.
    • It is high time that our cultural assumptions caught up with that reality.
    • That was the theory but, like so many assumptions about war, it does not stand up in practice.
    • Unless all of these assumptions are true, mass surveillance would be of very little help.
    • Their success immediately exposed the flawed assumptions of previous generations.
    • There were so many gross assumptions in her letter that it is hard to know where to start.
    • These rules are complicated and couples in divorce proceedings should make no assumptions.
    • Working on this assumption, we continued our fieldwork along the outskirts of Starosel.
    • It is a fair question, but we should not overlook the assumptions that underlie it.
  • 2

    • 2.1formal (of duties, leadership, responsibility)

      asunción feminine
      assumption of office toma de posesión del cargo feminine
      • This assumption of responsibility gave rise to a relationship of trust and confidence between these parties.
      • Good intentions will always be pleaded for any assumption of power.
      • Others welcomed Hitler's assumption of power, seeing in it a chance to advance their own careers.
      • Surrender is not the same as shirking one's responsibilities or assumption of passivity.
      • Upon Yushchenko's assumption of the presidency he immediately arranged to visit Moscow.
      • The judiciary was badly split by the military's May 29 assumption of executive power.
      • There are a number of references in the speeches in this case to voluntary assumption of responsibility.
      • We are deeply concerned by the King's assumption of power on 1 March, which will increase the risk of instability in the country and undermine the institutions of democracy and constitutional monarchy.
      • The assumption of direct power by the crown was not wholly welcomed by settlers.

    • 2.2formal (of title, right)

      asunción feminine

  • 3

    Religion
    the Assumption la Asunción
    • His Requiem Mass was celebrated in the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
    • The Virgin birth, the bodily Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Resurrection of Jesus, the survival of our own souls after death: these are all claims of a clearly scientific nature.
    • Pope Pius XII infallibly proclaimed the doctrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on 1 November 1950.
    • The church has proclaimed as infallible two dogmas in relation to Mary - the Immaculate Conception and the Assumption.
    • Finally, in the seventh, A Prayer for my Daughter, the author instructs his child not to believe in the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
    • The Immaculate Conception and the Assumption are rooted in the patristic axiom that Mary was the worthy Mother of God, a worthy tabernacle of the Most High.
    • On August 15, we will celebrate the feast of Mary's Assumption into heaven.
    • Cornwell vividly describes the local worship - for instance, following an open coffin containing an effigy of the dead Virgin before her Assumption into heaven.