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temporize

verb [I] formal (UK usually temporise) uk   /ˈtem.pər.aɪz/  us   /-pə.raɪz/
to delay making a decision or stating your opinion in order to get an advantage
Translations of “temporize”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為了爭取有利條件而)拖延時間…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为了争取有利条件而)拖延时间…
(Definition of temporize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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