Definition of 'implied'
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The warning is meaningless without an implied threat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The point of a nuclear deterrent is the implied threat to use it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The implied threat was long and messy legal action. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This consent can be express or implied. Christianity Today (2000)There was no express or implied restriction on its use. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is likely that a similar implied term applies in your case. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There was an implied criticism of him there. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An implied term that permitted the bank to refuse to provide information to the claimants was also required. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The implied criticism of those who make different choices is a form of old-fashioned snobbery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He's obviously taken the implied criticism to heart. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I doubt he will say anything as you can tell your dad of his implied threat. The Sun (2013)All three chose to veil their implied criticism of the judge's ruling beneath a denunciation of the media that reported it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The implied threat is that one of them is going to be'let go '. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sometimes there is an element of intimidation in that conversation, a threat, implied or explicit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By combining an implied threat of discharge with a sincere offer of assistance, supervisors can often succeed in getting employees to accept ownership of their problems. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)The 400 million total pencilled in for the delivery partner would mean an implied total cost of 8 billion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A persistent lack of enthusiasm from an interviewer is not necessarily an implied criticism of you - it usually stems from other things. How to Face Interviews (1981)
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