pretext - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "pretext" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

pretext / предлог, отговорка
[ˈpriː.tekst]
[ˈpriː.tekst]
Перевод
имя существительное
предлог
pretext, excuse, preposition, guise, plea, cloak
отговорка
excuse, pretense, subterfuge, pretext, evasion, alibi
глагол
отговариваться
explain away, pretext
приводить в качестве отговорки
pretext
Определения
имя существительное
a reason given in justification of a course of action that is not the real reason.
the rebels had the perfect pretext for making their move
Примеры
The day before he carried out the bomb attack, he left the house under the pretext he was going to visit friends.
Any sign of opposition, real or imagined, was the pretext for a massive retaliation.
the rebels had the perfect pretext for making their move
the rebels had the perfect pretext for making their move
he called round on the pretext of asking after her mother
If not, we are again using a pretext to cover intervention that is really motivated by another purpose altogether.
The buzz is that the political agenda of the Minister's visit was merely a pretext .
Moreover, where national enterprises are non-competitive, the imperial states invent pretexts to protect them from more efficient producers.
For example, the Disability Discrimination Act applies to small business and service providers but apparently local authorities and their partners, on any number of pretexts , can fail to comply.
Various pretexts , excuses, and complications have been invoked over the years, but essentially this is a matter of politically motivated exclusion.