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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (implicit)
a. tacit
Tras la infidelidad de mi marido, hubo un acuerdo tácito de que no volveríamos a mencionarlo nunca.After my husband's cheating, there was a tacit agreement that we would not mention it ever again.
b. unspoken
La pareja tenía un acuerdo tácito de que el que ganara más pagaría una parte mayor del alquiler.There was an unspoken agreement between the couple according to which the one who earned more would pay more of the rent.
c. unwritten
María es tan anticuada que defiende la regla tácita de que debe ser el hombre quien se acerque primero a la mujer.Maria is so old-fashioned that she defends the unwritten rule that it should be the man who should approach the woman first.
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (name)
a. Tacitus
Una estatua de Tácito en la plaza recuerda su papel en el Imperio Romano.A statue of Tacitus in the square is reminiscent of his role in the Roman Empire.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (acuerdo)
a. tacit
2. (norma, regla)
a. unwritten
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1 (gen) tacit; [+acuerdo] unspoken; tacit; [+ley] unwritten
2 (Lingüística) understood
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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