Usage note
This word may also be spelled "sobreentender."
pronominal verb
1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
Aunque no se haya dicho explícitamente, se sobrentiende que todos los estudiantes deben hacer el examen.Although not explicitly mentioned, it goes without saying that all the students must take this exam.
Se sobrentiende que el contenido del artículo es responsabilidad exclusiva del autor.It is understood that the author of the article is solely responsible for its content.
transitive verb
2. (general) 
No dijeron que ellos fueran a pagar los daños, pero quedó sobrentendido.They didn't say they would pay for the damage, but it was understood.
b. to infer 
De las cláusulas precedentes, es posible sobrentender que el acuerdo no entrará en vigor a menos que lo firmen las partes.From the previous articles, it is possible to infer that the agreement will not enter into force unless signed by the parties.
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