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Meaning of “no news is good news” in the English Dictionary

"no news is good news" in British English

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no news is good news

saying said to make someone ​feel less ​worried when they have not ​receivedinformation 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"no news is good news" in American English

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no news is good news

if something ​bad had ​happened, you would have been told: We haven’t ​heard that they got ​homesafely, but I ​guess no ​news is good ​news.
(Definition of no news is good news from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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