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posit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpositpos‧it /ˈpɒzɪt $ ˈpɑː-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalSUGGEST to suggest that a particular idea should be accepted as a factposit that 🔊 He posited that each planet moved in a perfect circle.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
positWe do not even have to posit a genetic advantage in imitation, though that would certainly help.This type of analytical framework posits a range of views from strong versions of racism to weak versions of ethnocentrism.Like Heidegger, Lacan posits a self formed in and from a social matrix of meaning.He therefore posits a set of shadowy near-duties to discourage it.The ecological D-Day he posits is compelling and complex.He posited that radiation of the same kind as light could be produced directly by electricity.It is normally posited that the marginal disutility of employment is an increasing function of the actual level of employment.posit thatIt does posit that individuals are inherently unequal in intelligence, in skills, and in status.He posited that radiation of the same kind as light could be produced directly by electricity.He posits that some of the changing trends in baseball violence are due to the increased commercialisation of the sport.It is normally posited that the marginal disutility of employment is an increasing function of the actual level of employment.
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Verb table
posit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyposit
he, she, itposits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyposited
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave posited
he, she, ithas posited
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad posited
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill posit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have posited
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam positing
he, she, itis positing
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you, we, theyare positing
Past
I, he, she, itwas positing
you, we, theywere positing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been positing
he, she, ithas been positing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been positing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be positing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been positing
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