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assume

1. verb suppose2. verb take to be true3. verb take up senior position4. verb undertake task5. verb quality, appearance6. verb feign 1 verb suppose TRANSITIVEtalamh slán a dhéanamh deto assume that... talamh slán a dhéanamh de go...; glacadh leis go...don't assume that people will listen ná bí ag glacadh leis go n-éistfidh daoine, ná déan talamh slán de go n-éistfidh daoinelet's assume he's not a complete idiot glacaimis leis nach amadán críochnaithe éit's assumed that people can read glactar leis go bhfuil daoine in ann léamhyou can't assume victory ní féidir talamh slán a dhéanamh den bhua 2 verb take to be true TRANSITIVEto assume that... glacadh leis go...; oibriú ar an mbonn go...I assume you know the way there glacaim leis go bhfuil fios na slí agatwe were assuming that there'd be no problems bhíomar ag glacadh leis nach mbeadh aon fhadhb ann, bhíomar ag obair ar an mbonn nach mbeadh aon fhadhb annassuming that the whole thing doesn't fall apart ag glacadh leis nach dtitfidh an rud ar fad as a chéileassuming that everybody does their best ag glacadh leis go ndéanfaidh gach duine a dhícheall, má dhéanann gach duine a dhícheall
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3 verb take up senior position TRANSITIVEtéigh i PhrV  c m uglac verb  c m uhe assumed the chair chuaigh sé sa chathaoirIreland assumed the presidency of the Council ghlac Éire uachtaránacht na Comhairle 4 verb undertake task TRANSITIVEglac le PhrV  c m utéigh i PhrV  c m ugabh verb  c m uto assume responsibility for sth glacadh le freagracht as rud, freagracht a ghlacadh ort féin as rud, freagracht a thógáil ort féin as rudhe assumed command of the army chuaigh sé i gceannas an airm, fuair sé ceannas ar an armshe assumed control of the government ghabh sí ceannas ar an rialtashe assumed a central role in the debate ghlac sé ról lárnach sa díospóireacht 5 verb quality, appearance TRANSITIVEfreedom suddenly assumed greater importance go tobann bhí tábhacht níos mó leis an tsaoirse, go tobann d'éirigh an tsaoirse níos tábhachtaíhe assumed an angry appearance tháinig cuma fheargach air 6 verb feign TRANSITIVEhe assumed a look of surprise lig sé air go raibh ionadh air; bhí cuma an ionaidh air, mar dheashe assumed an air of innocence chuir sí cuma shoineanta uirthi féin

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