leap of faith

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*leap of faith

Fig. acceptance of an idea or conclusion largely on faith. (*Typically: be ~; make ~; require ~.) We had to make quite a leap of faith to accept his promise after the last time he let us down.
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leap of faith

A belief or trust in something intangible or incapable of being proved. For example, It required a leap of faith to pursue this unusual step of transplanting an animals' heart into a human patient .
See also: faith, leap, of

leap of faith

The act or an instance of believing or trusting in something intangible or incapable of being proved.
See also: faith, leap, of
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Most of them didn't require a leap of faith to accept the theological premises of the books.
And for financial executives, it's one area of IT where ROI does not require a leap of faith.
Prospective buyers can actually see and appreciate the beauty of the residences and the building's many amenities, rather than rely on floor plans and a brochure, which require a leap of faith," she says.