Implied-power meaning

The definition of an implied power is a power that is not specifically authorized in writing, but is assumed because of similar powers which have already been granted in writing.

An example of implied power is when Congress passes legislation on national health care based on the power granted to Congress by the Constitution to collect taxes and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States.

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A political power not expressly named in a constitution but that is inferred because it is necessary to the performance of an enumerated power.
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