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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. pretext: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. pretext: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. pretext: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. pretext: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. pretext: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. pretext: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Pretext, pretext: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. pretext: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. pretext: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. pretext: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. pretext: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. pretext: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. pretext: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Pretext, pretext: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. pretext: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. pretext: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. pretext: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Pretext: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Pretext: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. pretext: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. pretext: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. pretext: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. pretext: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. pretext: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. pretext: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. pretext: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. pretext: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. pretext: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. Pretext: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  2. PRETEXT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. pretext: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. Pretext: Glossary of Labor & Legal Terminology [home, info]
  5. pretext: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretext: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretext: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretext: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason
noun:  an artful or simulated semblance

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