inexplicit


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in·ex·plic·it

 (ĭn′ĭk-splĭs′ĭt)
adj.
Not explicit; indefinite.
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inexplicit

(ˌɪnɪkˈsplɪsɪt)
adj
not explicit, clear, or precise; vague
ˌinexˈplicitly adv
ˌinexˈplicitness n
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in•ex•plic•it

(ˌɪn ɪkˈsplɪs ɪt)

adj.
not explicit or clear; not clearly stated.
[1795–1805; < Latin]
in`ex•plic′it•ly, adv.
in`ex•plic′it•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inexplicit - implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is implicit in the acorn"
connotative - having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
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inexplicit

adjective
Liable to more than one interpretation:
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Translations

inexplicit

adjunklar, ungenau
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Another way of showing respect in high power/distance interactions is to use nonverbal behaviors or indirect, inexplicit statements of opinion or confirmation as a way to avoid conflict.
In addition to providing the groups with reading material and advertisement, often the explicit and inexplicit goal of these periodicals was the development of "literary character." For their readers, the model they sanctioned was a moral, studious, and serf-disciplined individual consistently involved in literary activities.
For example, the narratives on racialised minorities produced by a judicial body will tend to be found in obiter dicta, cursory remarks or specific use of language and at most find an inexplicit, ambiguous expression in the official (as opposed to the discursive, 'true') norms produced by the judicial institution.
Many expectations remain inexplicit.' Although there is no direct evidence that an explicit contracting process will guarantee mutual understanding, Kotter (1973, p.
It doesn't make sense for scientists to be doing things like this." However, as opposed to having an explicit system (where the definitions do all the work), having an inexplicit system of nomenclature with the taxonomist playing a key role in the classification process (i.e., our current system) recognizes the "balancing act" (see Bowker & Star, 1999) that must go on in classification.
(3.) Examples of nonpecuniary job characteristics include levels of explicit fringe benefits such as pensions and health insurance and inexplicit benefits such as levels of safety, degree of time flexibility, and status.
It said: "The programme code does not distinguish between the sexual orientation of characters, but asks that any sexual behaviour be appropriately limited and inexplicit before 9pm.
His own verdict on the Peter Hall production was that 'for all its inexplicit and deliberately fatuous flatness, a curious sense of the passage of time and the wretchedness of man's uncertainty about his destiny has been communicated out of the very unpromising material.
This is one of Stendhal's most surprising inventions: a form of rhetorical concretion (metonymy, the epigrammatic) that works to make sensuous and inexplicit the emotion for which it substitutes.
Drawing home the point that an inexplicit integration of population in the economic development policies is necessary for development and poverty elevation.
The "positive" sciences, paradigmatically physics, operate on the basis of a vast, inexplicit set of a priori presumptions, a "projection," which first make it possible to thematize the natural world as an entity for scientific knowledge.
1998) (refusing to enforce forum selection clause that was inexplicit).