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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. -State of being contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent; State of being understood though not directly expressed

Usage examples (18)
  • Adjective : implicit agreement. ,implicit trust; implicit obedience; implicit confidence. ,to bring out the drama implicit in the occasion
  • In other words, implicitness or explicitness of that negative sign does not affect the argument.
  • IMO it is hard to match French expressions for succinctness and implicitness, e.g., fait accompli accomplished fact
  • His directors, most of them his contemporaries and whose insurance knowledge was limited to what they had learned on the Guardian directorate, trusted and believed in him with... for more
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