English → English - circumlocution

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n. excessive wordiness, verbosity

English → Spanish - circumlocution

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s. circunlocución, ambages, circunloquio, perífrasis, rodeo

English → French - circumlocution

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n. expression indirecte, détournée de la pensée, périphrase

English → German - circumlocution

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n. Umschreibung

English → Indonesian - circumlocution

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n. pemakaian kata-kata yg terlampau banyak

English → Italian - circumlocution

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s. circumlocuzione, giro di parole

English → Polish - circumlocution

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n. omówienie, mowa bez treści

English → Portuguese - circumlocution

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s. circunlocução, rodeio de palavras

English → Romanian - circumlocution

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n. circumlocuţiune, circumscriere

English → Russian - circumlocution

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с. многоречивость, уклончивые речи, околичности, иносказание, парафраз

English → Turkish - circumlocution

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i. asılsız sözcükler kullanma, dolambaçlı söz; geçiştirme, kaçamak konuşma

English → Ukrainian - circumlocution

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n. багатослівність, просторікування, іносказання, парафраза

English → Dutch - circumlocution

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zn. opstapeling van woorden

English → Greek - circumlocution

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ουσ. περίφραση

English → Arabic - circumlocution

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‏الإطناب‏

English → Chinese - circumlocution

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(名) 婉转曲折的说法

English → Chinese - circumlocution

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(名) 婉轉曲折的說法

English → Hindi - circumlocution

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n. शब्द-बाहुल्य, कपटपूर्ण बातें

English → Japanese - circumlocution

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(名) 回りくどい言い方

English → Korean - circumlocution

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명. 에둘러 말함, 핑계

English → Vietnamese - circumlocution

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n. lời nói dài dòng, lời nói quanh co, nói dài lê thê

Definition of circumlocution

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Noun
1. A roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea.
2. A roundabout expression.
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