tergiversar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tergiversāri

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teɾ.ʒi.veɾ.ˈsa(r)/
  • Hyphenation: ter‧gi‧ver‧sar

Verb[edit]

tergiversar (first-person singular present indicative tergiverso, past participle tergiversado)

  1. to tergiversate (to evade an issue)

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External links[edit]

  • tergiversar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tergiversāri. Cognate with English tergiversate.

Verb[edit]

tergiversar (first-person singular present tergiverso, first-person singular preterite tergiversé, past participle tergiversado)

  1. to misrepresent, to twist, to distort
  2. to tergiversate

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