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implied consent

noun, Law.
1.
a manifestation of consent to something through conduct, including inaction or silence.
Origin of implied consent
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • Here, it is probable that A may have conceived that he had Z's implied consent to use Z's books.

    Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay George Otto Trevelyan
  • Against this there was the advantage of having obtained an implied consent to the renewal of my suit at some future date.

    The Mystery of Cloomber Arthur Conan Doyle
  • If the whole question rested on the general and implied consent of the husband, Judith's mother had naught to tax herself with.

    Judith Shakespeare William Black
  • If the tax were an avoidable one, it was constitutional, since submission to it implied consent.

  • As her implied consent to his proposal was thus given without much thought, he, on his part, became bolder.

  • It is implied consent, even though it may not be official as far as the documents are concerned?

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

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