Definition of tacit adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

tacit

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈtæsət//
 
[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.
 
adverb It was tacitly assumed that he would be promoted at the end of the year.
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