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English definition of “spin”

spin

noun [S or U] (CHANGE IDEAS)    /spɪn/ informal
a way of describing an idea or situation that makes it seem better than it really is, especially in politics: They have tried to put a positive spin on the situation. This report puts a different spin on the issue.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of spin noun (CHANGE IDEAS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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