1 having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance; "the presumptive heir (or heir apparent)"
2 affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance; "presumptive evidence"; "a strong presumptive case is made out"
Presumptive may refer to:
- Heir presumptive, a person who is expected to inherit a throne, peerage, or other hereditary honor, but their position can be displaced by the birth of another person with a better claim to the position
- Presumptive nominee, a person who is candidate for President who has not yet received a party nomination, but is expected to receive that nomination in the near future.
- Speaker-presumptive, a person who is not yet the speaker of a parliament, but is expected to become the speaker in the near future
- The Presumptive Tax Regime in Pakistan
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