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 us   /ɪmˈplɪs·ɪt/
  • implicit adjective (SUGGESTED)

suggested but not ​communicateddirectly: We ​interpreted his ​silence as implicit ​agreement. Some ​reportersthought there was an implicit ​threat in the president’s ​speech.
  • implicit adjective (COMPLETE)

[not gradable] (esp. of ​trust and ​belief) ​complete and without any ​doubts: implicit ​faith
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