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half-truth

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɑːf.truːθ/  us   /ˈhæf-/
a statement that is intended to deceive by being only partly true
Translations of “half-truth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 半真半假的話,真僞混雜的陳述…
in Chinese (Simplified) 半真半假的话,真伪混杂的陈述…
(Definition of half-truth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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