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English definition of “a nod is as good as a wink”

a nod is as good as a wink

used to say that only a slight sign is needed for you to understand clearly what is meant by something or what is happening in a situationSigns, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
(Definition of a nod is as good as a wink from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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