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assume

v. to take over the liability for a debt on a promissory note, which is often done by the buyer of real property which has a secured debt upon it. Example: Bob Buyer pays part of the price of a piece of real property by taking over the debt that Sally Seller had on the property. However, usually the original owner to whom Sally owes the debt must agree to the assumption. (See: assumption)

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In general, it is possible to recognize group behaviour because of the presence of footprints of the same type, assumably printed at the same time.
* Higher sediment PhP contents in spring were assumably caused by lower resuspension due to high water level and slow degradation due to low water temperature.
Assumably, it was he who gave the name Yeshiva Torah Vodaath to this school, with a goal of emulating the progressive educational philosophy at its original European namesake in Lida that had dosed just two years earlier.
The received data on quality of life of 50 practically healthy people, residing in Almaty city (Kazakhstan), assumably can be used for their comparison with indices of questionnaire MOS SF-36, received in other contingent of people, including people having pathology from cardiovascular system side.
Point six discusses advance directives and cites ERD 24: "The institution, however, will not honor an advance directive that is contrary to Catholic teaching." Assumably this means that, if a Catholic patient has an advance directive that states a refusal to accept ANH, then that advance directive will not be honored.