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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of taking possession of or power over something;
- Example: "his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"
- Example: "the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"
- Example: "he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts"
[syn: assumption, laying claim]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

laying claim n 1: the act of taking possession of or power over something; "his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"; "the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"; "he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts" [syn: assumption, laying claim]