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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pretext (0.01101 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to pretext.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: pretext dalih, elah, elahan, sambilan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pretext pretext n 1: something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason [syn: stalking-horse] 2: an artful or simulated semblance; “under the guise of friendship he betrayed them” [syn: guise, pretense, pretence]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pretext Pretext \Pre"text\ (?; 277), n. [F. pr['e]texte, L. praetextum, fr. praetextus, p. p. of praetexere to weave before, allege as an excuse; prae before + texere to weave. See Text.] Ostensible reason or motive assigned or assumed as a color or cover for the real reason or motive; pretense; disguise. [1913 Webster] They suck the blood of those they depend on, under a pretext of service and kindness. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] With how much or how little pretext of reason. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] Syn: Pretense; excuse; semblance; disguise; appearance. See Pretense. [1913 Webster]

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