doublespeak

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dou·ble·speak

 (dŭb′əl-spēk′)

doublespeak

(ˈdʌbəlˌspiːk)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the practice of using ambiguous language regarding political, military, or corporate matters in a deliberate attempt to disguise the truth

dou•ble•speak

(ˈdʌb əlˌspik)

n.
evasive, ambiguous, or high-flown language intended to deceive or confuse.
[1950–55; by analogy with doublethink]
dou′ble•speak`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doublespeak - any language that pretends to communicate but actually does not
equivocation, evasion - a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
Translations

doublespeak

[ˈdʌblˈspiːk] N (pej) → doble lenguaje m

doublespeak

[ˈdʌbəlspiːk] n (pejorative)double langage mdouble standard n
to have double standards → avoir deux poids, deux mesures
to operate double standards → avoir deux poids, deux mesuresdouble take n
to do a double take → devoir y regarder à deux foisdouble vision nvision f doubledouble wedding ndouble mariage mdouble white lines npllignes fpl blanches continuesdouble yellow lines npldouble bande f jaune (marquant l'interdiction de stationner)
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I will leave it to others to comment about what, if any, useful purpose Bob Jones serves, but he deserves full marks for his ability to speak in doubletalk to rationalise otherwise unconvincing arguments.
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With convincing doubletalk about everyone in his outfit belonging to his so-called syndicate and sharing in the profits, he is able to commandeer planes to pick up his goods in unmilitary places, like Turkey.
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