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oblique

adjective  /oʊˈblik, ə-/ us  

oblique adjective (INDIRECT)

not clear or direct: He made an oblique reference to their relationship.

oblique adjective (DIAGONAL)

having a sloping direction, angle, or position: the oblique rays of the afternoon sun
Translations of “oblique”
in Spanish oblicuo, indirecto…
in French oblique, indirect…
in German schräg, indirekt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 角度, 斜的, 傾斜的…
in Russian непрямой, косвенный…
in Turkish dolaylı, üstü kapalı, ima yollu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 角度, 斜的, 倾斜的…
in Polish zawoalowany, nie wprost…
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