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ex silentio

Syllabification: ex si·len·ti·o
Pronunciation: /ˌeks səˈlen(t)SHēō
 
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Definition of ex silentio in English:

adjective& adverb

Origin

early 20th century: Latin, literally 'from silence'.

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