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A musical instruction, or direction that the voice or instrument is to be silent for a time.
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It is silent.

A musical notation that directs a singer or instrumentalist to "Be silent" during that portion of a score so marked with Tacet.

Word Entries containing the term: “tacet
Qui tacet consentit. (Latin proverb)
Translation: "He who remains silent consents."

Another translation is "Silence implies consent."