Die Übersetzung von "pretext" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈpriː.tekst/ us

a pretended reason for doing something that is used to hide the real reason

The border dispute was used as a pretext for military intervention.
I called her on the pretext of needing more information.
He came round to see her on some flimsy (= obviously false) pretext.

(Die Übersetzung von "pretext" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)