subterfuge Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “subterfuge” in the English Dictionary

"subterfuge" in British English

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subterfugenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈsʌb.tə.fjuːdʒ/  us   /-tɚ-/
a ​trick or a ​dishonest way of ​achieving something: It was ​clear that they must have ​obtained the ​information by subterfuge.
(Definition of subterfuge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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subterfugenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈsʌb·tərˌfjudʒ/
an ​action taken to ​hide something from someone: [U] His ​excusesounded more like subterfuge than a ​realreason.
(Definition of subterfuge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subterfuge”
in Chinese (Simplified) 花招,伎俩, 诡计…
in Turkish hile, şerefsizlik, kurnazlık…
in Russian уловка, хитрость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花招,伎倆, 詭計…
in Polish podstęp…
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