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Dictionary definition for: Assumed

1. (s) accepted as real or true without proof; "an assumed increase in population" "the assumed reason for his absence" "assumptive beliefs" "his loyalty was taken for granted"

2. (s) taken as your right without justification; "was hearing evidence in an assumed capacity" "Congress''s arrogated powers over domains hitherto belonging to the states"

3. (s) adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name" "an assumed cheerfulness" "a fictitious address" "fictive sympathy" "a pretended interest" "a put-on childish voice" "sham modesty"

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