subaudition

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noun sub·au·di·tion \-ȯ-ˈdi-shən\

Definition of subaudition

  1. :  the act of understanding or supplying something not expressed :  a reading between the lines

Origin and Etymology of subaudition

Late Latin subaudition-, subauditio, from subaudire to understand, from Latin sub- + audire to hear — more at audible


First Known Use: 1798


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