presumptive

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presumptive (comparative more presumptive, superlative most presumptive)

  1. Based on presumption, probability, conjecture, hypothesis or belief
    By late May, he was already considered his party's presumptive nominee.
  2. making presumptions; behaving as one who presumes, who assumes that which they perhaps shouldn't.
    Forgive me for being presumptive, but aren't you and Mark engaged?

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