suppositive


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sup·pos·i·tive

 (sə-pŏz′ĭ-tĭv)
adj.
Of the nature of, including, or involving supposition.
n. Grammar
A conjunction, such as if or providing, that introduces a supposition.

sup·pos′i·tive·ly adv.

suppositive

(səˈpɒzɪtɪv)
adj
1. of, involving, or arising out of supposition
2. (Grammar) grammar denoting a conjunction introducing a clause expressing a supposition, as for example if, supposing, or provided that
n
(Grammar) grammar a suppositive conjunction
supˈpositively adv
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suppositive

adjective
Presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds:
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21) La riflessione di Riffaterre merita di essere riportata per intero: "However, the reason that prosopopeia properly ushers in the lyric is that it is suppositive.
His task in this study is to explore the legal methodology of forensic history by surveying the use made by lawyers, constitutionalists, and legislator of "the suppositive ancient constitution as the forensic tool with which to create, defend, and define the concept of liberty and representative government.