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subterfuge

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbtərfjuːdʒ; ˈsʌbtəfjuːdʒ/

Translation of subterfuge in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • subterfugio (masculine) she resorted to subterfuge recurrió a subterfugios
    Example sentences
    • Jonson's plays challenged the audience to examine the impact of a society governed by deceit and subterfuge.
    • This is unskillful because it requires subterfuge and deceit, it means that solemn promises made at the time of marriage are broken, and it amounts to a betrayal of trust.
    • Using guerrilla tactics and subterfuge, Alfred beat the Vikings at their own game.

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