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"implicit" in British English

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implicitadjective

uk   us   /ɪmˈplɪs.ɪt/

implicit adjective (SUGGESTED)

C2 suggested but not ​communicateddirectly: He ​interpreted her ​comments as an implicit criticism of the ​government. Implicit in the poem's ​closinglines are the poet's own ​religiousdoubts.
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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.
(Definition of implicit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"implicit" in American English

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implicitadjective

 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
(Definition of implicit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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