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 Meanings and Examples of POSTULATE
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postulate
 n.  essential premise; underlying assumption
Classic Sentence:
1  But to arrive at these laws, resulting from the sum of all those human wills, man's mind postulates arbitrary and disconnected units.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
2  One is a postulant for two years at least, often for four; a novice for four.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—AUSTERITIES
Example Sentence:
1  The basic postulate of democracy, set forth in the Declaration of Independence, is that all men are created equal.
2  The school building programme postulates an increase in educational investment.