Definition of tacit adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtæsɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæsɪt//
[usually before noun]
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that is suggested indirectly or understood, rather than said in words tacit approval/support/knowledge By tacit agreement, the subject was never mentioned again. Word Originearly 17th cent. (in the sense ‘wordless, noiseless’): from Latin tacitus, past participle of tacere ‘be silent’.
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