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You cannot properly reason, deduce or infer without a framework or structure on which to hang individual items of information. The Descent of Mind - the how and why of intelligence (1990)There will still be convictions where there is evidence of intent to cause harm, or if it can be inferred from the behaviour of the gang. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The view of the majority in the Court of Appeal was that after a certain lapse of time prejudice could be inferred without evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: infer VERB
If you infer that something is the case, you decide that it is true on the basis of information that you already have.
I inferred from what she said that you have not been well.
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