Meaning of IMPLICATION in English
/ ˌɪmplɪˈkeɪʃn; NAmE / noun
[ C , usually pl. ] implication (for / of sth) a possible effect or result of an action or a decision :
The development of the site will have implications for the surrounding countryside.
They failed to consider the wider implications of their actions.
[ C , U ] something that is suggested or indirectly stated (= sth that is implied) :
The implication in his article is that being a housewife is greatly inferior to every other occupation.
He criticized the Director and, by implication , the whole of the organization.
[ U ] implication (of sb) (in sth) the fact of being involved, or of involving sb, in sth, especially a crime
SYN involvement :
He resigned after his implication in a sex scandal.
late Middle English (in the sense entwining, being entwined ): from Latin implicatio(n-) , from the verb implicare , from in- in + plicare to fold.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005