sub silentio

Definition of "sub silentio"
  1. The Latin phrase 'sub silentio' refers to situations where something is understood, decided, or accepted without any explicit mention or emphasis
How to use "sub silentio" in a sentence
  1. The court passed his appeal sub silentio, declining to give a reason for the decision.
  2. They adopted the new policy sub silentio, without any formal announcement to the public.
  3. Despite their disagreements, they agreed sub silentio to compromise and move forward.

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