implicit

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Implicit is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪmˈplɪsɪt/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
implicit

Comparative
more implicit

Superlative
most implicit

  1. A meaning that is implicit is understood or given but not directly.
    There is an implicit assumption that women should be acting more like men.
    Though teachers may not formulate aims consciously, they will be implicit in the teaching.
  2. A belief that is implicit is complete and without question.
    Jonadab was used to implicit obedience from his children and was surprised at his son's answer.

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