ex silentio

/ Latin (ɛks sɪˈlɛnʃɪˌəʊ) /

adverb, adjective

(of a theory, assumption, etc) based on a lack of evidence to the contrary

Nearby words

  1. ex parte,
  2. ex post,
  3. ex post facto,
  4. ex post facto law,
  5. ex rights,
  6. ex store,
  7. ex voto,
  8. ex works,
  9. ex-,
  10. ex-directory

Word Origin for ex silentio

literally: from silence

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