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Imply – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is:

imply

Notes

  • The most common words that you need in this family are imply, implied and implication
  • If you imply something, you “mean” it. You should be careful not to make the common mistake to confuse it with infer, which means “guess’
  • Implication is a useful word to use for “result or “possible result”: IT may have far-reaching implications for the future of education
  • If something is implied, it is suggested without being said: there is an implied threat that if developing countries do not accept cheap foreign imports, other countries will stop providing financial aid

   

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One Response to Imply – IELTS word of the day

  1. mahshid July 17, 2012 at 3:09 pm #

    Hi
    I am one of the lucky person who receive “daily academic word” by e-mail.
    firstly,Thanks a lot for them,it seems to be really useful and I have a suggestion too,add a short sentence include that word to save it better in mind,if it s possible..
    thanks again

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