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Word: implication

Definition: something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating


Sentences Containing 'implication'

"I've heard through some interviews that in some of the discussions leading up to the invasion that Ryan Crocker had said to the Iranians that the MEK would be treated as part of Saddam's army, the implication being would be on a target list, which wasn't exactly what happened after the war.
"We know but little of her except that she was beautiful;" she "rivaled her mother in beauty, but was far unlike her in every other respect." As the Duchess of Cleveland was known for her diabolical nature, the implication here is that Charlotte was a sweet-tempered and pleasing person; one memoirist attests to that assumption, describing Lady Lichfield as "a very good and virtuous lady."
A traveling library is a collection of books lent for stated periods by a central library to a branch library, club, or other organization or, in some instances, to an individual. The chief characteristics from which it derives its name are its temporary location in the place to which the collections of books is sent and the implication that any traveling library will or may be changed for another collection of books.
Also contested is the implication that all 349 persons identified had an intentional "covert relationship" with Soviet intelligence; it is argued, in some cases, the individual may have been an unwitting information source or a prospect for future recruitment by Soviet intelligence.
But the term, modeled on the highly successful hijacking of the ordinary word "gay" by homosexuals, does not have to have that implication.
Cameron realizes Jessica's implication that it was Donna ('the redhead'), but claims it's irrelevant as Harvey did nothing to prevent Jessica from using the evidence against him; Jessica replies, "so after you threw him under the bus and I saved him, he should've thrown himself back under the bus?"
Claude Knights, the executive director of the London-based children's charity Kidscape, said, "It is regrettable that the producers did not consider the implication of using such a track in the context of a sex education class.
Combined with this story was a report that the Home Office intended to restrict the broadcast receiver licence fee, the implication being that the Government had decided to censor BBC investigative journalism.
Counsel for the defendant asserted that Article 14 of the Constitution of Singapore compelled the judge to adopt the real risk test. The relevant portions of the Article read as follows: Article 14 does not define the offence of contempt and hence by necessary implication it is left to the courts to define it.
Davy had already sympathised with the view that heat was associated with molecular motion rather than with Joseph Black's caloric theory of heat but he rejected Herapath's paper with some coolness, uncomfortable with the implication that there was an absolute zero of temperature at which all motion ceased.
Delenn reveals that something happened one thousand years ago to cause Minbari souls to be born in human bodies and that her people would not have accepted the station if a human had been aboard. Marcus, realizing the implication, exclaims "My God!
Despite any misgivings, a spokesperson from Cirque announced that the closure of the "Banana Shpeel" tour was done in order to "...re-evaluate the tour plan to determine the appropriate next steps", prompting an implication that the show may reappear in another form at a later date.
Going further, he added "While the band resents the implication that they would ever use another artist's work improperly and are assessing possible counterclaims, they are confident this situation will be satisfactorily resolved."
Goldmark criticizes the film's implication that certain kinds of black music or black performers are better than others.
He tells her he doesn't know any songs other than hymns- the implication is that he doesn't know South Korean pop songs and it would be frowned upon to sing North Korean songs.
He too has feelings for Maia, shown by his implication that he misses her in several areas of the book and by asking near the very end of the book if he could "have Maia when she's grown up."
However, Singlish itself takes influence only from the general expression of the term without any negative implication, and non-Malay speakers (or Malays speaking to non-Malays) pronounce it either as a nasal "sia" or simply "siah": "Sai".
However, there's another word "5 US cent (五美分)" used by some pro-party netizens to denigrate anti-party, pro-democracy comments, with the implication that those commentators are hired by the governments of the United States, Taiwan or other "western" countries.
In or around the year 50, the apostles convened the first church council (although whether it was a council in the later sense is questioned), known as the Council of Jerusalem, to reconcile practical (and by implication doctrinal) differences concerning the Gentile mission.
In the 1920s and 1930s almost every major cosmologist preferred an eternal steady state Universe, and several complained that the beginning of time implied by the Big Bang imported religious concepts into physics; this objection was later repeated by supporters of the steady state theory, who rejected the implication that the universe had a beginning.
In the same way, Arthur manipulates friends such as Dave of Arthur's haunt the private, if downmarket, "Winchester Club"; the character of Dave originally appeared on an irregular basis, but by Series 3, the three-way banter scenes between Terry, Arthur and Dave (sometimes simply Arthur and Dave) became one of the show's most popular elements with viewers, and such scenes were increased in regularity as a result. Arthur refers to his wife, who never appeared, as "'er indoors"; the implication that she is a fierce and formidable woman is reinforced by the appearance of actress Claire Davenport (famous for such roles) as her sister.
It is the "physical implication" of a world without morals, the moral implication of which was verbalized by another of Whedon's creations, Angel: "If nothing we do matters, then all that matters is what we do."
Navasky claims the Venona material is being used to “distort … our understanding of the cold war” and that the files are potential “time bombs of misinformation.” Commenting on the list of 349 Americans identified by Venona, published in an appendix to "Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America", Navasky wrote, "The reader is left with the implication— unfair and unproven— that every name on the list was involved in espionage, and as a result, otherwise careful historians and mainstream journalists now routinely refer to Venona as proof that many hundreds of Americans were part of the red spy network."
Of course, the implication was that he violated the taboo against dividing his forces, but it seemed the best solution in the circumstances.
Radio Sawa is commonly seen as terms of a solution to public relations crisis during the time of its launch as a form of public diplomacy, 'suggesting by implication that American media efforts do have the power to transform opinion if only implemented in a different form'.
Similarly, these trends were only present in tumours whose expression profiles revealed an activated SHH pathway. The implication is that miR-92 and other miRNAs from mir-17-92 drive the formation of human MB by acting upon the SHH/PTCH pathway. In further studies with mice, an inhibitor of the SHH pathway (cyclopamine drug) was sufficient to reduce proliferation of tumour cells that had been infected with a retro virus encoding mir-17-92 (plus a GFP reporter).
The Bible in Leviticus 18:5 states "You shall therefore keep my statutes and my rules; if a person does them, he shall live by them: I am the . The implication here is that Jews should live by Torah law rather than die because of it.
The Court of Appeal recognized that the approach adopted towards fair criticism has a practical implication on the evidential burden.
The letter does not specify to what exactly Breen objected, but musicologist Daniel Goldmark speculates that it was the idea of Heaven being run by blacks and the cartoon's implication that Heaven holds a place for "gamblers, dancers, drinkers, and, above all else, jazz fans", making it "even more threatening to white viewers."
The recitation of "whakapapa" is a critical element in establishing identity - and the phrase 'Ko Bob au' (I am Bob') is in fact the personal statement that incorporates (by implication) over 25 generations of heritage.
This has another implication to why the consumer demand might be falling behind.
This is supported by the implication by the Daleks that the First Doctor's apparently human appearance was not his true form ("The Daleks' Master Plan", 1965) and the Fourth Doctor's Time Lady companion Romana's regeneration scene in "Destiny of the Daleks" (1979).
Thomas wrote for the Court that nothing in the 1985 amendments to the Farm Credit Act indicated a repeal of the previous express approval of state taxation and that the structure of the Act indicated by negative implication that banks for cooperatives were not entitled to immunity.
To white viewers in the 1930s, the film's implication that blacks care for nothing but gambling, drinking, and dancing only reinforces notions of the dangers posed by urban blacks.
Whenever a single factor, however important and fundamental, is called upon to illuminate the entire past and by implication the future, it simply invites disbelief, and after closer inspection, rejection.

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