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implicit

adjective uk   us   /ɪmˈplɪs.ɪt/

implicit adjective (SUGGESTED)

C2 suggested but not communicated directly: He interpreted her comments as an implicit criticism of the government. Implicit in the poem's closing lines are the poet's own religious doubts.
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implicit adjective (COMPLETE)

complete and without any doubts: implicit trust All her life she had implicit faith in socialism.
implicitly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He trusts her implicitly.
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