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Definition of "silences" [silences]

  • Plural form of silence. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of silence. (verb)

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Use "silences" in a sentence
  • "It is often true that, to find out what the Constitution means, one has to read its silences: in other words, if those who wrote the basic document or its amendments did not say something specific, it is a fair assumption that the Constitution does not include it, and certainly does not require it."
  • "Mr. Orlov's case is not isolated but represents how the Kremlin silences dissent."
  • "He read poems from his forthcoming Broken Hallelujahs (BOA) and talked about seeing race everywhere, at gas stations, in silences, in the way people are physically positioned in conversations."
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