how to pronounce postulate

/ˈpɑːstʃəˌlɛɪt/

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postulate is pronounced in three syllables

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“… moved past it the first postulate tells …”

meanings of postulate

noun:

  1. A requirement; a prerequisite.
  2. An axiom.
  3. A fundamental element; a basic principle.
  4. Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument. Sometimes distinguished from axioms as being relevant to a particular science or context, rather than universally true, and following from other axioms rather than being an absolute assumption.

verb:

  1. To appoint or request one's appointment to an ecclesiastical office.
  2. To request, demand or claim for oneself.
  3. To assume as a truthful or accurate premise or axiom, especially as a basis of an argument.

adjective:

  1. Postulated.

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