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来自拉丁语 tacere,安静，来自 PIE*tak,使安静，词源同 tacet.引申词义默许的等。
- tacit:  Tacit was adapted from Latin tacitus, the past participle of tacēre ‘be silent’. Another derivative of this was Latin taciturnus, from which English gets taciturn ; and tacēre also lies behind English reticent.
=> reticent, taciturn
- tacit (adj.)
- c. 1600, "silent, unspoken," from French tacite and directly from Latin tacitus "that is passed over in silence, done without words, assumed as a matter of course, silent," past participle of tacere "be silent, not speak," from suffixed form of PIE root *tak- "to be silent" (cognates: Gothic þahan, Old Norse þegja "to be silent," Old Norse þagna "to grow dumb," Old Saxon thagian, Old High German dagen "to be silent"). The musical instruction tacet is the 3rd person present singular of the Latin verb. Related: Tacitly.
- 1. The rebels enjoyed the tacit support of elements in the army.
- 2. The deal had the tacit approval of the President.
- 3. Your silence implies tacit consent to these proposals.
- 4. The question was a tacit admission that a mistake had indeed been made.
- 5. By tacit agreement , Clark's friends all avoided any mention of his mentally ill wife.
- 克拉克的朋友们心照不宣, 绝口不提他那位患精神病的妻子.
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