Definition:(noun) a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
(verb) take something as preexisting and given
(verb) furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"
(verb) set forth beforehand, often as an explanation; "He #######d these remarks so that his readers might understand"
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