Definitions and translations for "subterfuge"

Definition of subterfuge

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Noun
1. An indirect or deceptive device or stratagem; a blind. Refers especially to war and politics.
Overt subterfuge in a region nearly caused a minor accident.
2. Deception; misrepresentation of the true nature of an activity.
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English - English - subterfuge

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n. deceptive stratagem, ruse, contrivance
n. subterfuge, deceptive stratagem

English - Spanish - subterfuge

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s. subterfugio, argucia, artificio, efugio, elusión, escapatoria, evasiva

English - French - subterfuge

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n. subterfuge

English - German - subterfuge

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n. Täuschungsmanöver; Ausflucht

English - Indonesian - subterfuge

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n. alasan, akal, dalih

English - Italian - subterfuge

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s. raggiro, maneggio, inganno; sotterfugio, stratagemma, astuzia

English - Polish - subterfuge

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n. wykręt, fortel, matactwo

English - Portuguese - subterfuge

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s. pretexto; tática, artifício

English - Romanian - subterfuge

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n. subterfugiu, chichiţă

English - Russian - subterfuge

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с. увертка, отговорка, убежище

English - Turkish - subterfuge

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i. kaçamak, bahane, hile

English - Ukrainian - subterfuge

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n. викрут, покров, вилаз

French - English - subterfuge

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(m) n. subterfuge, deceptive stratagem

English - Dutch - subterfuge

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zn. uitvlucht

English - Greek - subterfuge

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ουσ. υπεκφυγή, τέχνασμα

French - Spanish - subterfuge

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(tromperie) subterfugio (m)

French - German - subterfuge

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n. hinterlist

French - Italian - subterfuge

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(tromperie) sotterfugio (m)

French - Portuguese - subterfuge

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(tromperie) subterfúgio (m)

French - Russian - subterfuge

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n. уловка (m)

French - Dutch - subterfuge

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(tromperie) uitvlucht (m/f)

English - Arabic - subterfuge

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‏خدعة، حيلة، ذريعة‏

English - Chinese - subterfuge

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(名) 遁辞, 托辞, 借口

English - Chinese - subterfuge

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(名) 遁辭, 托辭, 藉口

English - Hindi - subterfuge

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n. बहाना, टाल-मटूल, छल, चाल, जोड़-तोड़, दाँव-पेंच

English - Japanese - subterfuge

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(名) 言いわけ; 策略

English - Korean - subterfuge

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명. 도망갈 구실, 속임수

English - Vietnamese - subterfuge

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n. mưu kế để thoái thác, sự từ chối khéo, sự thoái thác
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Synonyms for subterfuge
ruse: artifice, dodge, evasion, machination, manoeuvre, device, shift