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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: jawboning (0.00873 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: jawbone jawbone n : the lower jawbone in vertebrates; it is hinged to open the mouth [syn: lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone , submaxilla, lower jawbone, jowl] v : talk idly or casually and in a friendly way [syn: shmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose]
English → English (gcide) Definition: jawboning jawbone \jaw"bone`\ (j[add]"b[=o]n`), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. jawboned (j[add]"b[=o]nd`); p. pr. & vb. n. jawboning.] To attempt to influence solely by talking, as contrasted with threatening or inducing by other means, e.g. legislation; esp. to make public appeals in order to influence the behavior of businessmen or labor leaders; -- used especially of the President or other high government officials; as, to jawbone businessmen into forgoing price increases. [1913 Webster] -- jaw"bon*ing, n. [PJC] jawbone \jaw"bone`\ (j[add]"b[=o]n`), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. jawboned (j[add]"b[=o]nd`); p. pr. & vb. n. jawboning.] To attempt to influence solely by talking, as contrasted with threatening or inducing by other means, e.g. legislation; esp. to make public appeals in order to influence the behavior of businessmen or labor leaders; -- used especially of the President or other high government officials; as, to jawbone businessmen into forgoing price increases. [1913 Webster] -- jaw"bon*ing, n. [PJC]

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