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pretext

noun   /ˈpriː.tekst/
a pretended reason for doing something that is used to hide the real reason pretexto The border dispute was used as a pretext for military intervention. I called her on the pretext of needing more information. He came round to see her on some flimsy (= obviously false) pretext.10571052
(Definition of pretext from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pretext

noun /ˈpriːtekst/
a reason given in order to hide the real reason; an excuse pretexto Asking her for a light was just a pretext for having a chance to speak to her.
(Definition of pretext from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “pretext”
in Vietnamese cớ…
in Malaysian dalih…
in Thai ข้ออ้าง…
in French prétexte…
in German der Vorwand…
in Chinese (Simplified) 借口,托词…
in Turkish bahane, kulp, uyduruk neden…
in Russian предлог, отговорка…
in Indonesian dalih…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藉口,托詞…
in Polish pretekst…
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