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"double-talk" in British English

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double-talknoun [U]

uk   /ˈdʌb.l̩.tɔːk/  us   /-tɑːk/ (also doublespeak)
language that has no ​realmeaning or has more than one ​meaning and is ​intended to ​hide the ​truth: He ​accused the ​ambassador of ​diplomatic double-talk.
(Definition of double-talk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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double-talknoun [U]

 /ˈdʌb·əlˌtɔk/
disapprovingtalk that has no ​realmeaning or that is ​intended to ​confuse
(Definition of double-talk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “double-talk”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为掩盖事实而说的)含糊其词的话…
in Chinese (Traditional) (爲掩蓋事實而說的)含糊其詞的話…
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