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ASSUMPTION

The undertaking of the repayment of a debt or the performance of an obligation owed by another.

When a purchaser of real property assumes the mortgage of the seller, he or she agrees to adopt the mortgage debt, becoming personally liable for its full repayment in case of default. If a foreclosure sale of the mortgaged property does not satisfy the debt, the purchaser remains financially responsible for the outstanding balance.

In contrast, a purchaser who takes subject to the seller's mortgage agrees to repay the mortgage debt, but that person's liability is limited only to the amount that the mortgaged property is sold for in the case of foreclosure. If the property is sold for less than the mortgage debt, the mortgagee must seek the remaining balance due from the seller, the original mortgagor.

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assumption

as·sump·tion / əˈsəm(p)shən/ • n. 1. a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof: they made certain assumptions about the market. 2. the action of taking or beginning to take power or responsibility: the assumption of an active role in regional settlements. 3. (Assumption) the reception of the Virgin Mary bodily into heaven. This was formally declared a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1950. See also Dormition. ∎  the feast in honor of this, celebrated on August 15. 4. archaic arrogance or presumption.

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assumption

assumption (feast of) the reception of the Virgin Mary into Heaven XIII; taking to or for oneself, taking for granted, postulate XVII. — OF. asompsion (mod. assomption) or L. assumptiō, -ōn-, f. assūmere; see prec., -TION.
So assumptive XVII.

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Assumption

Assumption the reception of the Virgin Mary bodily into heaven, formally declared a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1950. The Feast of the Assumption is celebrated in the Roman Catholic Church on 15 August.

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Assumption In the Roman Catholic Church, principal feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is celebrated on August 15, and marks the occasion when she was taken up into heaven at the end of her life on Earth.

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