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subaudition

[suhb-aw-dish-uh n] /ˌsʌb ɔˈdɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of understanding or mentally supplying something not expressed.
2.
something mentally supplied; understood or implied meaning.
Origin of subaudition
1650-1660
1650-60; < Late Latin subauditiōn- (stem of subauditiō) understanding, i.e., supplying an omitted word. See sub-, audition
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subaudition

/ˌsʌbɔːˈdɪʃən/
noun
1.
something that is not directly stated but implied
2.
the ability or act of understanding that which is only implied
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin subaudīre, from sub- + Latin audīre to hear
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