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understood

[uhn-der-stoo d] /ˌʌn dərˈstʊd/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of understand.
adjective
2.
agreed upon; known in advance; assented to:
It is the understood policy of this establishment to limit credit.
3.
implied but not stated; left unexpressed: The understood meaning of a danger sign is “Do not approach.”.
Related forms
half-understood, adjective
nonunderstood, adjective
self-understood, adjective
well-understood, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-understood

well-understood

adjective (well understood when postpositive)
1.
widely or sufficiently understood or comprehended

understood

/ˌʌndəˈstʊd/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of understand
adjective
2.
implied or inferred
3.
taken for granted; assumed
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