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implied

adjective im·plied \ im-ˈplīd \

legal Definition of implied

:not directly or specifically made known (as in the terms of a contract); specifically :recognized (as by a court) as existing by reason of an inference and especially on legal or equitable grounds
  • for breach of implied covenants in oil and gas leases
  • National Law Journal
— compare express

impliedly

\im-ˈplī-əd-lē\ adverb


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