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fudge

noun uk   /fʌdʒ/ us  

fudge noun (SWEET)

[U] a soft sweet made from sugar, butter, and milk

fudge noun (AVOID)

[C usually singular] a plan or action that avoids making a clear decision or giving a clear answer: She suspects that this compromise deal will be nothing more than a fudge. It's a bit of a fudge but we could put the cost through on next year's budget.

fudge

verb [T] uk   /fʌdʒ/ us  
to avoid making a decision or giving a clear answer about something: The government continues to fudge the issue by refusing to give exact figures.
Translations of “fudge”
in Spanish dulce de azúcar…
in French fondant…
in German süßes Zuckerwerk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糖果, 奶油軟糖…
in Russian сливочная помадка…
in Turkish yumuşak şekerleme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 糖果, 乳脂软糖…
in Polish kajmak, karmel…
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