presumption of fact
- An assumption made based on previous experience or common knowledge, where a certain fact is inferred because it is often connected with a known fact
- In the case, the defense attorney used the presumption of fact based on the defendant's clear record.
- The jury made a presumption of fact based on the common knowledge that people don't usually leave their valuable property unattended.
- Presumption of fact was applied when the court inferred from the defendant's past employment that they had the knowledge to commit the alleged crime.