English → English - prevarication

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n. deception, act of intentionally misleading; lie, untruth, false statement
n. corrupt practices, practice of stealing and taking advantage of others; maladministration, misgovernment

English → Spanish - prevarication

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s. prevaricación, prevaricato, tergiversación

English → French - prevarication

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n. déception; tergiversation, hésitation; mensonge

English → German - prevarication

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n. Ausflucht, Umgehung der Wahrheit

English → Italian - prevarication

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s. il giocare sull'equivoco; tergiversazione, risposta evasiva; menzogna, bugia

English → Polish - prevarication

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n. wykręt, krętactwo, dwuznacznik, dwuznaczność, matactwo, kłamstwo

English → Portuguese - prevarication

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s. embuste, engano; mentira; prevaricação

English → Romanian - prevarication

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n. ocolirea adevărului

English → Russian - prevarication

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с. увиливание, уклончивость

English → Turkish - prevarication

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i. kaçamak söz, yalan, yalan ifade

English → Ukrainian - prevarication

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n. ухиляння

English → Dutch - prevarication

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zn. leugen

English → Greek - prevarication

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ουσ. υπεκφυγή, ανακρίβεια, διαστροφή, στρεψοδικία

English → Arabic - prevarication

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‏مراوغة، عذز، نصف الحقيقة، مواربة‏

English → Chinese - prevarication

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(名) 支吾; 搪塞

English → Chinese - prevarication

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(名) 支吾; 搪塞

English → Hindi - prevarication

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n. वाक्‌-छल

English → Japanese - prevarication

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(名) うそつき, ごまかし, 偽り

English → Vietnamese - prevarication

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n. lời nói không rỏ ràng

Definition of prevarication

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Noun
1. Deviation from what is right or correct; transgression, perversion.
2. Evasion of the truth; deceit, evasiveness.
Prevarication became the order of the day in his government while truth was a stranger in those halls.
3. A secret abuse in the exercise of a public office.
4. The collusion of an informer with the defendant, for the purpose of making a sham prosecution.
5. A false or deceitful seeming to undertake a thing for the purpose of defeating or destroying it.
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