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verb [intransitive] formal     prevaricate pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleprevaricating
past tenseprevaricated
past participleprevaricated
  1. to avoid saying or doing something because you want to cause a delay or hide the truth

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     prevarication pronunciation in British English
/prɪˌværɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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