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Implied, inferred, understood without being expressly stated.

Tacit refers to something done or made in silence, as in a tacit agreement. A tacit understanding is manifested by the fact that no contradiction or objection is made and is thus inferred from the situation and the circumstances.

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created or having effect by operation of law, rather than by being directly expressed.
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TACIT. That which, although not expressed, is understood from the nature of the thing, or from the provision of the law; implied.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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