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"disingenuous" in British English

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disingenuousadjective

uk   us   /ˌdɪs.ɪnˈdʒen.ju.əs/ formal
(of a ​person or ​theirbehaviour) ​slightlydishonest, or not ​speaking the ​completetruth: It was disingenuous of her to ​claim she had no ​financialinterest in the ​case.
(Definition of disingenuous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"disingenuous" in American English

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disingenuousadjective

 us   /ˌdɪs·ɪnˈdʒen·ju·əs/
slightlydishonest; not ​speaking the ​completetruth: a disingenuous ​compliment
(Definition of disingenuous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disingenuous”
in Chinese (Simplified) (人或其行为)不够诚实的,不够坦白的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人或其行爲)不夠誠實的,不夠坦白的…
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