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Definition of the adjective presumptive
What does presumptive mean as an attribute of a noun?
- having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance
- affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
Alternative definition of the adjective presumptive
- Based on presumption, probability, conjecture, hypothesis or belief
- making presumptions; behaving as one who presumes, who assumes that which they perhaps shouldn't.
- synonym: presumptuous
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A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with commentary on lexicographers and linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske
presumptive Misused forpresumptuous. t *U T BMTP RVJUF presumptive of him to assume that all 25,000 ofthose students have never heard ofChristianity. Use presumptuous. t *G (PE EPFT IBWF B QSFEFUFSNJOFE ...
A Dictionary of Science (2017)
by Jonathan Law
Presumptive tests are not definitive and further confirmatory tests are always required. They are used extensively in forensic science. Examples are the Duquenois–Levine test for marijuana and Scott's test for cocaine. In general analytical ...
by Bruce A. Arrigo
These seemingly disparate goalswere merged in the hybrid sentencingstructure knownas thepresumptive model. The presumptive sentencing processadds flexibilityto the determinate sentencing model, sojudges cansentence ina manner that ...
by Jack R. Greene
Law enforcement agencies began implementing presumptive arrest policies due to the criminalization of domestic violence throughout the United States. A presumptive arrest policy is a type of pro- arrest policy that provides officers with ...
by Suzanne Bell
presumptive tests It is related to other *figures of merit such as *repeatability and reproducibility. precursor Compounds or mixtures used as starting materials for the synthesis of drugs. For example, morphine is a precursor to heroin and ...
by Suzanne Bell
The following table summarizes the common presumptive color tests for blood. Presumptive Tests for Drugs Perhaps in no other forensic area are preliminary color tests used more than in drug analysis. These tests are designed to narrow ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
' * PRESUMPTIVE, any. [presumptive. Fr. from pnsume.] ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
- * PRESUMPTIVE. adj [presumptive, Fr.
Encyclopedia of the Eye (2010)
by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana
FIGURE 2 Cytoplasmic processes connect presumptive lens and retina during invagination. (a) An E10.5 mouse eye in section, labeled for Factin with phalloidin (green) and nuclei (blue). A subregion of (a), indicated by the white dashed line, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
PRESUMPTION presumptive \pri- 'zamp-tiv\ adj 1 : based on presumption : presumed to have occurred (a ~ violation of law) 2 : giving grounds for reasonable opinion or belief — pre-sump-tive-ly adv presumptive evidence — see EVIDENCE ...
by Suzanne Bell
Mandelin test A versatile PRESUMPTIVE TEST used in drug analysis. The Mandelin reagent is prepared by dissolving ammonia meta-vanadate in cold concentrated sulfuric acid (H2SO4). Addition of this reagent to cocaine produces an ...
by James Panton
PRESUMPTIVE. The heir or heiress presumptive to the throne is the person who is next in line to the throne but who could be displaced. Succession to the British throne is based on primogeniture, with priority given to ...
Key Terms and Major Court Cases by Dean J. Champion
presumptive evidence The assumption of the incapacity of a minor to act; ...
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Hypnotic Language tip presented by Tony Burgess, Director of Academy of High Achievers Ltd By learning how to use presumptive language appropriately, you ...
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Scrabble value of P3R1E1S1U1M3P3T1I1V4E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine