Word: temporize

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temporize definition

Synonyms: temporize

equivocate, procrastinate, play for time, play a waiting game, stall, use delaying tactics, give someone the runaround, delay, hang back, prevaricate, hem and haw, tergiversate, temporise

Translations: temporize

spanish
contemporizar, temporizar, de contemporizar, contemporizado


german
ausweichen, hinhalten, temporär versorgen, Zeit zu gewinnen

french
hésiter, retarder, tarder, temporiser

italian
temporeggiare, parte temporeggiare

portuguese
temporizar, contemporizar, temporiza, procurar ganhar tempo

dutch
trachten tijd te winnen, tot een overeenkomst geraken, temporiseren, temporiseert, zich naar omstandigheden schikken

russian
лавировать, выжидать, ловчить, медлить

norwegian
vinne tid

swedish
SÖKA VINNA TID

finnish
viivytellä

danish
nøle

czech
váhat, vyčkávat, odkládat

polish
zwlekać, starać

hungarian
húzza az időt

turkish
oyalamak, uydurmak, ayak uydurmak, ihmal ediyor, kollamak

ukrainian
коливатися, лавірувати, коливатись, гаятись

albanian
përpiqem të fitoj kohë, zvarris, fitoj kohë, të fitoj, të fitoj kohë

bulgarian
нагаждам се, протакаме, изчаквам за да спечеля време

belarusian
марудзіць, цягнуць

estonian
ära ootama, ajanõudeid, ajavõitmiseks viivitama, ajanõudeid arvestama, Viivitada

croatian
odugovlačiti, otezati

lithuanian
delsti, vilkinti, prie laiko, prie laiko ir, eiti į kompromisą

latvian
vilcināties

romanian
tergiversa, tărăgăna, temporiza, temporizati, se adapta timpului și împrejurărilor

slovak
otáľať, váhať, odkladať, čakať, odkladať ho

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The meaning and "use of": temporize

verb
  • avoid making a decision or committing oneself in order to gain time.
  • temporarily adopt a particular course in order to conform to the circumstances.

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