Definitions of "silence"
  1. The act of refraining from speech or communication
  2. The act of intentionally not revealing information, especially when there is a responsibility to disclose it
How to use "silence" in a sentence
  1. The suspect's silence during the interrogation raised questions about his involvement in the crime.
  2. Her silence on the matter was interpreted as an admission of guilt.
  3. Sometimes, a person's silence can turn out to be a legal issue when there's an obligation to share information.

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