English to Welsh Meaning :: temporize

Temporize :
temporize
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Verb(1) draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time

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(1) their unwillingness to temporize had driven their country straight into conflict with France(2) His strategy is to start with a bold measure and then temporize to pick up the conservative forces.(3) He will probably try to do what he always has done: make no clear choice and temporize .(4) Moderate leaders continue to temporize and avoid coming to grips with extremists.(5) She did her best to temporize , but armed insurgents defied her authority.(6) They temporize only when political factors prohibit action.(7) Leaders temporize and dither for short-term advantage.(8) They exercised verbal terror against politicians, making them temporize and postpone the solution.(9) 80 years of temporizing , compromising, and finally giving in had yielded nothing.(10) The council had temporized on quite crucial decisions.(11) He sometimes temporised , and did not always keep his word and fulfil the conditions to which he agreed.(12) They were not negotiating in good faith but were, rather, temporising .(13) He needs to be seen as a leader making bold strokes where others are temporizing .(14) It is a temporisation : a device for avoiding to commit oneself.(15) You cannot adopt a radical stance against terrorism abroad whilst temporising with it at home.(16) Nothing has been more deleterious in this war than the promise of hard force followed by temporization .
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Verb
1. equivocate ::
equivocate
2. procrastinate ::
gohirio
3. play for time ::
chwarae ar gyfer amser
4. play a waiting game ::
chwarae gêm aros
5. stall ::
stondin
6. use delaying tactics ::
defnyddio tactegau oedi
8. delay ::
oedi
9. hang back ::
hongian yn ôl
10. prevaricate ::
prevaricate
11. hem and haw ::
hem a haw
12. tergiversate ::
tergiversate
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extemporize, extemporizes, temporize, temporized, temporizes, temporizing
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