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half-truthnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɑːf.truːθ/  us   /ˈhæf.truːθ/
a ​statement that is ​intended to ​deceive by being only ​partlytrue
(Definition of half-truth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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half-truthnoun [C]

 /ˈhæfˈtruθ/
a ​statement that is ​intended to ​deceive someone by ​telling only ​part of the ​truth
(Definition of half-truth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “half-truth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 半真半假的话,真伪混杂的陈述…
in Chinese (Traditional) 半真半假的話,真僞混雜的陳述…
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