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 for postulation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Postulation \Pos`tu*la"tion\, n. [L. postulatio: cf. F.
     The act of postulating, or that which is postulated;
     assumption; solicitation; suit; cause.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something
           that can be assumed as the basis for argument [syn:
           postulation, predication]
      2: a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an
         authority [syn: request, petition, postulation]

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