subaudition

subaudition

[suhb-aw-dish-uhn]
noun
1.
an act or instance of understanding or mentally supplying something not expressed.
2.
something mentally supplied; understood or implied meaning.

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin subauditiōn- (stem of subauditiō) understanding, i.e., supplying an omitted word. See sub-, audition

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subaudition (ˌsʌbɔːˈdɪʃən)
 
n
1.  something that is not directly stated but implied
2.  the ability or act of understanding that which is only implied
 
[C18: from Late Latin subaudīre, from sub- + Latin audīre to hear]

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