HyperDic: indirect_expression

English > 1 sense of the expression indirect expression:
NOUNcommunicationindirect expression, circumlocutionan indirect way of expressing something
English > indirect expression: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn indirect way of expressing something.
Synonymcircumlocution
Broaderevasion, equivocationA statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
Spanishcircunlocución, circunloquio
Catalancircumlocució, circumloqui

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