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1. The act, process, or practice of insinuating.
2. Something insinuated, especially an artfully indirect, often derogatory suggestion.
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1. an indirect or devious hint or suggestion
2. the act or practice of insinuating
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in•sin•u•a•tion(ɪnˌsɪn yuˈeɪ ʃən)
1. an indirect or covert suggestion or hint, esp. of a derogatory nature.
2. the art or power of stealing into the affections and pleasing; ingratiation.
3. an act or instance of insinuating.
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|Noun||1.||insinuation - an indirect (and usually malicious) implication|
implication - an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
|2.||insinuation - the act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments; "she refused to use insinuation in order to gain favor"|
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noun implication, suggestion, hint, allusion, innuendo It isn't right to bring a good man down by rumour and insinuation.
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An artful, indirect, often derogatory hint:
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2. (= act) → introducción f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
insinuation[ɪnˌsɪnjuˈeɪʃən] n → insinuation f
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
insinuation[ɪnˌsɪnjʊˈeɪʃ/ən] n → insinuazione f
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