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Word: tacit

Definition: understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement

Sentences Containing 'tacit'

A group of 18 Lithuanian Army officers, with tacit approval from Sleževičius, took the initiative.
According to Cardinal Walter Kasper, this was accomplished as though there was a tacit understanding between Brother Roger and the Catholic Church "crossing certain confessional" and canonical barriers through what Brother Roger called a gradual enrichment of his faith with the foundations of the Catholic Church including "the ministry of unity exercised by the bishop of Rome."
But in his joy at the enchanted, tacit acquiescence of the mate, Ahab did not hear his foreboding invocation; nor yet the low laugh from the hold; nor yet the presaging vibrations of the winds in the cordage; nor yet the hollow flap of the sails against the masts, as for a moment their hearts sank in.
But there clearly was a tacit understanding between them.
By some tacit consent, throughout the voyage little or no allusion was made to it, especially by the mates.
From 1874, these protection arrangements existed with the tacit acceptance of the Ottoman Empire that maintained suzerainty over Yemen to the north and the polities became known collectively as the "Nine Tribes" or the "Nine Cantons."
Gradually John Lang learns that his tacit mission as American consul is to do whatever is necessary to increase American trade opportunities in Islandia.
In 1996, Tacit Blue was placed on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio.
In 2011, "USA Today" published remarks by Areikat made during a meeting with reporters sponsored by the "Christian Science Monitor", in which he stated that "After the experience of the last 44 years of military occupation and all the conflict and friction, I think it would be in the best interest of the two people to be separated," a statement which was taken by Elliot Abrams to mean the removal of Jews from an independent State of Palestine The comment was roundly criticized by pro-Israel outlets, and the pro-Palestine blog "Electronic Intifada"'s Ali Abunimah also criticized it as "offer tacit support for Israeli ethnic cleansing"; the Center for American Progress also found Areikat's previous comments to "Tablet Magazine" also endorsing population transfer to be "troubling" and similar to the views of then-Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman.
It is therefore uncertain whether the city was founded by the Kyburgs really with the tacit approval of Reichenau, as was earlier believed.
Ludendorff continued to vacillate but in the end, the manpower crisis and the prospect of releasing thirteen divisions by a withdrawal on the Western Front, as far back as the new (Hindenburg Line) overcame his desire to avoid the tacit admission of defeat it represented.
Masters are always and everywhere in a sort of tacit, but constant and uniform, combination, not to raise the wages of labour above their actual rate.
Michael Polanyi in his account of tacit knowledge stressed the importance of the maxim in focusing both explicit and implicit modes of understanding.
More recent areas of research include: The decision-making process for complex situations in a complex environment; Associative patterning: The unconscious life of an organization; Moving from knowledge to wisdom, from ordinary consciousness to extraordinary consicusness; and Engaging tacit knowledge in support of organizational learning.
Some believe this was due to their alleged tacit support of the student protest, and a petition calling on KIS to apologize was created.
Tacit Blue employed a quadruply redundant, digital, fly-by-wire flight control system to help stabilize the aircraft about its longitudinal and directional axes.
Tacit Blue is on display in the Research and Development Hangar (within the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base perimeter and away from the main National Museum site).
Tacit Blue represented the 'black' component in the larger Assault Breaker program, which intended to validate the concept of massed standoff attacks on advancing armoured formations using smart munitions.
Tacit Blue, nicknamed "the whale," (and sometimes also called an "alien school bus" for its only slightly rounded-off rectangular shape) featured a straight tapered wing with a V-tail mounted on an oversized fuselage with a curved shape.
The Northrop Tacit Blue was a technology demonstrator aircraft created to demonstrate that a stealth low observable surveillance aircraft with a low probability of intercept radar and other sensors could operate close to the forward line of battle with a high degree of survivability.
The Pave Mover radar demonstrators provided the non-stealthy portion of the program's targeting system, whereas Tacit Blue was intended to demonstrate a similar but stealthy capability, while validating a number of innovative stealth technology advances.
The sensor technology developed for Tacit Blue is now being used by the E-8 Joint STARS aircraft. Operational history.
They were assisted by the Marakkar Muslims of Malabar, and had the tacit agreement of Vittula Nayak of Madurai.
Unveiled by the U.S. Air Force on 30 April 1996, the "Tacit Blue Technology Demonstration Program" was designed to prove that such an aircraft could continuously monitor the ground situation deep behind the battlefield and provide targeting information in real-time to a ground command center.
When Bauer is eventually captured, Logan makes arrangements for him to be murdered, taking President Taylor's silence as tacit approval. However, at the last moment she refuses to sign the peace treaty and rescinds the order for Bauer's death.
With the tacit backing of the IDF, Lebanese Forces’ units under the command of Samir Geagea (appointed Commander of LF forces in the Chouf-Aley sector of Mount Lebanon in January 1983) moved into the Christian-populated areas of the western Chouf.

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