prevaricate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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prevaricateverb [I]

uk   /prɪˈvær.ɪ.keɪt/  us   /-ˈver-/ formal
to ​avoidtelling the ​truth or saying ​exactly what you ​think: He ​accused the ​minister of prevaricating.
noun [U] uk   /prɪˌvær.ɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌver-/
All my ​attempts to ​question the ​authorities on the ​subject were ​met by prevarication.
(Definition of prevaricate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prevaricate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 支吾,搪塞,含糊其词…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支吾,搪塞,含糊其詞, 顧左右而言他…
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