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ten·den·tiousalso ten·den·cious (tĕn-dĕn′shəs)
Marked by or favoring a particular point of view; partisan: a tendentious account of the recent elections.
[From Medieval Latin tendentia, a cause; see tendency.]
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having or showing an intentional tendency or bias, esp a controversial one
[C20: from tendency]
tenˈdentiously, tenˈdenciously, tenˈdentially, tenˈdencially adv
tenˈdentiousness, tenˈdenciousness n
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or ten•den•cious(tɛnˈdɛn ʃəs) also
having or showing a tendency to favor or promote a point of view; biased.
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|Adj.||1.||tendentious - having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one; "a tendentious account of recent elections"; "distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion"|
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tendentious[tenˈdenʃəs] ADJ → tendencioso
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adv → tendenziös
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tendentious[tɛnˈdɛnʃəs] adj → tendenzioso/a
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