Definition of "presumption"
  1. A law that allows a court to believe a fact is true until enough evidence proves it untrue, and places the task of disproving the fact on the opponent
How to use "presumption" in a sentence
  1. In the court case, the presumption of innocence favored the defendant until evidence was presented.
  2. The prosecutor had the task of overcoming the presumption of her client's guilt.
  3. Despite strong presumption of her involvement, the evidence proved otherwise.

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