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terminological inexactitude Line breaks: ter¦mino|logic¦al in|exacti|tude

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Definition of terminological inexactitude in English:


A lie (used as a humorous euphemism): it wasn’t the moment to correct terminological inexactitudes


First used by Winston Churchill in a Commons speech in 1906.

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