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im pluh kay shuhn

  • n  something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
    his resignation had political implications
  • n  a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    the expectation was spread both by word and by implication
  • n  an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
  • n  a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false
  • n  a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement)
    he was suspected of implication in several robberies

  • Fourteen years later, election night 1989, Wilder himself provided Virginia voters -- and, by implication, the nation as a whole -- with the most ambitious referendum on black .
  • The implications of Pyongyang's new nuclear prowess extend beyond Northeast Asia.
  • Consider the obvious implications if rights attain the moment the egg and sperm meet: all kinds of embryo research become questionable, starting with the stem-cell research McCain .
News & Articles

  • Salem settles two retirement lawsuits
    Two lawsuits regarding retirement compensation in Salem Township have recently been dismissed, and any implication of wrongdoing by past public officials was wiped clean, according to the township's supervisor.
    June 12, 2013 - South Lyon Herald
  • Justice for Trayvon?
    Almost a year and a half after he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin to death, George Zimmerman is on trial for murder for killing the unarmed teen. The defense’s strategy, it appears, will be to paint Trayvon as a thug and a wannabe gangster (see Soapboxer) – the implication is that he was somehow responsible for his own death, even though he wasn’t doing anything wrong or illegal when he was ...
    June 11, 2013 - Orlando Weekly
  • Charles Gave Warns: "Should The Fed Lose Control, The Downside Move In Markets May Be Terrifying"
    Charles Gave of GaveKal has a fascinating summary of where the nearly five-year long experiment in central-planning has taken the US, and by implication, global economy. To wit: What kind of failure?   By propping up asset markets, the Fed has created an illusion that wealth is being created. The next step, according to Bernanke’s plan,  should be for growth to follow. In fact, there is no ...
    June 10, 2013 - Zero Hedge

  • Phil Woolas in Times Online
    On a common sense level there has to be a limit to the population,said Woolas. "You have to have a policy that thinks about the population implication as well as the immigration implications."
  • Steny Hoyer in Paris Post Intelligencer
    We need to have a serious discussion about their [the expiring tax cuts] implication for our fiscal outlook, including whether we can afford to permanently extend them before we have a real plan for long-term deficit reduction,Hoyer said.
  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    The implication is, is that, you know, the people who have been voting for me or involved in my campaign are somehow delusional,Obama said to chuckles. "The thinking is that somehow they're being duped and that eventually they're going to...

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