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implication

noun  us   /ˌɪm·plɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
[C/U] a suggestion of something that is made without saying it directly: [U] The implication was that the workers and management had already reached an agreement. [C] What are the implications (= possible effects) of the new regulations?
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