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vikarierende motiv

English translation: pretext

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Norwegian term or phrase:vikarierende motiv
English translation:pretext
Entered by: Richard Lawson
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04:44 Aug 22, 2002
Norwegian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
Norwegian term or phrase: vikarierende motiv
brukt i diskusjonssammenheng
Eirik Kvam
Local time: 23:31
pretext
Explanation:
That which is put forward to cover the real purpose or object; the ostensible reason or motive of action; an excuse, pretence, specious plea. (OED)
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Local time: 23:31
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pretext


Explanation:
That which is put forward to cover the real purpose or object; the ostensible reason or motive of action; an excuse, pretence, specious plea. (OED)

Richard Lawson
Local time: 23:31
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