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- Expressed in silence; implied, but not made explicit; silent.
- tacit consent : consent by silence, or by not raising an objection
- 1983, Stanley Rosen, Plato’s Sophist: The Drama of Original & Image, page 62:
- He does this by way of a tacit reference to Homer.
- 2004, Developing Democracy in Europe: An Analytical Summary (Lawrence Pratchett, Vivien Lowndes; ISBN 9287155798):
- […] disengagement represents a tacit rejection of governing institutions and processes, especially among young people, […]
- (logic) Not derived from formal principles of reasoning; based on induction rather than deduction.
Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent
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- tacit in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- tacit in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- tacit at OneLook Dictionary Search