Meaning of IMPLICATION in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪmplɪkeɪʃ(ə)n ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
The implications of something are the things that are likely to happen as a result.
The Attorney General was aware of the political implications of his decision to prosecute...
The low level of current investment has serious implications for future economic growth.
N-COUNT : usu pl , oft N of/for n
The implication of a statement, event, or situation is what it implies or suggests is the case.
The implication was obvious: vote for us or it will be very embarrassing for you...
If you say that something is the case by implication , you mean that a statement, event, or situation implies that it is the case.
His authority and, by implication, that of his management team is under threat.
PHRASE : PHR with cl / group
see also implicate
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006