Definition of 'presumptive'
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Now were thrones with their heirs presumptive seated upon them, princes, princesses, a procession of nobility, of majesty. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2002)Reggie, as heir presumptive, had agreed to leave his post in the City and take over as proprietor of the Manor/ hotel. WEEKEND FOR MURDER (2002)
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Used Occasionally. presumptive is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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