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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pretext(0.01101 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to pretext.
English → Indonesian (quick)
dalih, elah, elahan, sambilan
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.
They suck the blood of those they depend on, under a
pretext of service and kindness. --L'Estrange.
With how much or how little pretext of reason. --Dr. H.
Syn: Pretense; excuse; semblance; disguise; appearance. See