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Spanish translation of “indirect”

indirect

adjective /indiˈrekt/
not leading straight to the destination; not direct We arrived late because we took rather an indirect route. not straightforward I asked her several questions but she kept giving me indirect answers. not intended; not directly aimed at The food shortage is an indirect result of the war. indirectness noun indirect object the word in a sentence which stands for the person or thing to or for whom something is given, done etc In ‘Give me the book’, ‘Tell the children a story’, ‘Boil John an egg’, me, the children and John are indirect objects. indirect speech a person’s words as they are reported rather than in the form in which they were said He said that he would come is the form in indirect speech of He said ‘I will come’.
(Definition of indirect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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