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English definition of “no news is good news”

no news is good news

saying
said to make someone feel less worried when they have not received information about someone or something, because if something bad had happened, they would have been told about it: We haven't heard anything from the hospital today, but I suppose no news is good news.
(Definition of no news is good news from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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