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English noun: indirection

1. indirection (act) indirect procedure or action


SamplesHe tried to find out by indirection.


Broader (hypernym)procedure, process

2. indirection (act) deceitful action that is not straightforward


SamplesHe could see through the indirections of diplomats.


Broader (hypernym)deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation









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