double talk


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double talk

n.
1. Meaningless speech that consists of nonsense syllables mixed with intelligible words; gibberish.
2. Deliberately ambiguous or evasive language. Also called doublespeak.

double talk

n
1. rapid speech with a mixture of nonsense syllables and real words; gibberish
2. empty, deceptive, or ambiguous talk, esp by politicians
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Noun1.double talk - deliberately unintelligible gibberish
gibber, gibberish - unintelligible talking

double talk

noun
2. Unintelligible or nonsensical talk or language:
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double talk

[ˈdʌblˌtɔːk] ndiscorsi mpl ambigui
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'The NPP has, and will always have a DNA of lies, double talk and hypocrisy.
He called on the international commmunity, in particular the UK to "end the double talk and double standard that has consistently put Israel above accountability" and do more to fulfill their "permanent and historic responsibility towards the Question of Palestine" and "ensure that international human rights standards are respected and enforced in Palestine".
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque noted that while Duterte was committed to peace, "the communists have become spoilers of peace because of their penchant for double talk and treachery." "Their motives are not for attaining sustainable peace but rather to push for their greater control and influence," he said in a statement.
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque noted that while Duterte was committed to peace,"the communists have become spoilers of peace because of their penchant for double talk and treachery." "Their motives are not for attaining sustainable peace but rather to push for their greater control and influence," he said in a statement.
However, we find it unfortunate that the communists have become spoilers of peace because of their penchant for double talk and treachery,' he said in a statement.
'However, we find it unfortunate that the communists have become spoilers of peace, because of their penchant for double talk and treachery.
He told the ECHO: "Their public position is double talk. I am the one who sits around the table with them and I know what they mean.
Duterte turned the tables on the NPA for its double talk on issues related to crime and impunity.
Imran Khan is master of double talk as on one hand he says that corrupts should be in prison and on the other visits a corrupt to the core character Irfan Marwat.
A further successful strategy, which was introduced by Brown and Spang (2008), is the use of double talk. This refers to how teachers initially use terms in the vernacular (day-to-day language) to describe complicated scientific terms and then follow the description with the proper specialised term.
Warren Calls for SEC Inquiry on Firms' DOL Fiduciary Double Talk
Adaptive Digital uses a proprietary fast converging adaptive filter and non-linear processor to deliver robust double talk performance even in harsh conditions.