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adjective (SUGGESTED)    /ɪmˈplɪs.ɪt/
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. → Compare explicitDigressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much implicitly     /-li/ adverb He trusts her implicitly.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
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