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palaver

noun [S or U] uk   /pəˈlɑː.vər/  us   /-ˈlæv.ɚ/ informal
unnecessary work and trouble: Organizing the annual office lunch was such a palaver, I swore I'd never do it again.
Translations of “palaver”
in Chinese (Traditional) (不必要的)不便,麻煩…
in Chinese (Simplified) (不必要的)不便,麻烦…
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