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Suggested but not directly expressed; implicit.‘she was aware of his implied criticism’
- ‘Miles was prepared to tell her exactly what had happened, from the grabbing to the implied threats.’
- ‘It is also, for all its implied and hoped-for universality, a deeply American work.’
- ‘The implied audience for the work is those actively concerned with the daily worship of the Church.’
- ‘What I'm criticising is the various implied assumptions that tend to go along with that.’
- ‘He was able to answer unasked questions, or in this case, an implied question.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.