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English definition of “implicit”


adjective (COMPLETE)    /ɪmˈplɪs.ɪt/
complete and without any doubts: implicit trust All her life she had implicit faith in socialism.Complete and wholeVery and extreme implicitly     /-li/ adverb He trusts her implicitly.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
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