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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: prevarication (0.01397 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to prevarication.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: prevarication kedustaan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: prevarication prevarication n 1: a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth [syn: lie] 2: intentionally vague or ambiguous [syn: equivocation, evasiveness] 3: the deliberate act of deviating from the truth [syn: lying, fabrication]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Prevarication Prevarication \Pre*var`i*ca"tion\, n. [L. praevaricatio: cf. F. pr['e]varication.] 1. The act of prevaricating, shuffling, or quibbling, to evade the truth or the disclosure of truth; a deviation from the truth and fair dealing. [1913 Webster] The august tribunal of the skies, where no prevarication shall avail. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. A secret abuse in the exercise of a public office. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) (a) (Roman Law) The collusion of an informer with the defendant, for the purpose of making a sham prosecution. (b) (Common Law) A false or deceitful seeming to undertake a thing for the purpose of defeating or destroying it. --Cowell. [1913 Webster]


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