Definitions

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  • adjective Communicated in words.
  • adjective Precisely and clearly expressed, leaving nothing to implication. Opposite of implicit.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of express.

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  • adjective communicated in words
  • adjective precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication

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Examples

  • They expressed «strong regret» that Cyprus had not been unified before accession; noted that they were «determined to put an end to the isolation of the Turkish-Cypriot community» who had «expressed their clear desire for a future within the EU» - and said this to send a «signal of encouragement» to Turkish Cypriots.

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  • My hope wasto underscore the inflammatory nature of the title expressed as an equally inflammatoryopposing view.

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  • Another label expressed interest, but when the A & R man was asked to release the band, he said he would need money or points, or possibly both, before he would consider it.

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  • In dealing with the voguish, momentary popularity of moments in this space recently senior moments, Zen moments, Maalox moments, I neglected the essence of the word expressed in the adjective momentous: “of great weight; of major significance.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • In dealing with the voguish, momentary popularity of moments in this space recently senior moments, Zen moments, Maalox moments, I neglected the essence of the word expressed in the adjective momentous: “of great weight; of major significance.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • In dealing with the voguish, momentary popularity of moments in this space recently senior moments, Zen moments, Maalox moments, I neglected the essence of the word expressed in the adjective momentous: “of great weight; of major significance.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • In dealing with the voguish, momentary popularity of moments in this space recently senior moments, Zen moments, Maalox moments, I neglected the essence of the word expressed in the adjective momentous: “of great weight; of major significance.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The phrase expressed an American ideal, enunciated to the world to resounding applause by President Woodrow Wilson.

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  • The phrase expressed an American ideal, enunciated to the world to resounding applause by President Woodrow Wilson.

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  • The title expressed the idea "of having a newspaper that would represent the real sentiment and thought of the people of this community, fairly and impartially," Phillips said.

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