flattery Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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flatterynoun [U]

uk   /ˈflæt.ər.i/  us   /ˈflæt̬-/
the ​act of ​praising someone, often in a way that is not ​sincere, because you ​want something from them: I was really ​pleased when he said how well I'd done, because he isn't ​known for flattery.
(Definition of flattery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flattery”
in Arabic تَمَلُّق…
in Korean 아첨…
in Portuguese bajulação…
in Catalan adulació, afalacs…
in Japanese お世辞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奉承,讨好,恭维…
in Turkish övgü, pohpohlama, dalkavukluk…
in Russian лесть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奉承,討好,恭維…
in Italian lusinga, adulazione…
in Polish pochlebstwa…
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