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implication

noun

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1 an idea that is conveyed often indirectly
  • He took issue with the implication that he could not be trusted with the assignment.

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2 a future condition or occurrence traceable to a cause
  • They were concerned with the possible implications of the new legislation.

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3 a formal claim of criminal wrongdoing against a person
  • Employees were shocked by the implication of the company's CEO in the crime.

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The first known use of implication was in the 15th century

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“Implication.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/implication. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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