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implied

adjective im·plied \im-ˈplīd\

Legal Definition of implied

  1. :  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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