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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -circumlocution-, *circumlocution*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
circumlocution[N] การอ้อมไปอ้อมมา, See also: การไม่พูดตรงๆ, Syn. periphrasis

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
circumlocutionn. การพูดอ้อมค้อม,การพูดซ้ำซาก, See also: circumlocutory adj. ดูcircumlocution circumlocutionist n. ดูcircumlocution

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
circumlocution(n) การพูดน้ำท่วมทุ่ง,การพูดวกวน

อังกฤษ-ไทย: ศัพท์บัญญัติราชบัณฑิตยสถาน [เชื่อมโยงจาก royin.go.th แบบอัตโนมัติและผ่านการปรับแก้]
circumlocutionสำนวนน้ำท่วมทุ่ง [วรรณกรรม ๖ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
วกไปเวียนมา[v. exp.] (wok pai wīen mā) EN: meander ; use circumlocution ; ramble on   
วกเวียนไปมา[v. exp.] (wokwīen pai mā) EN: meander ; use circumlocution ; ramble on   

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
circumlocution    (n) (s @@2 k @ m l @ k y uu1 sh @ n)
circumlocutions    (n) (s @@2 k @ m l @ k y uu1 sh @ n z)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
婉曲[えんきょく, enkyoku] (adj-na,n) euphemistic; circumlocution; roundabout; indirect; (P) [Add to Longdo]
婉曲法[えんきょくほう, enkyokuhou] (n) euphemism; periphrasis; circumlocution [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Circumlocution \Cir`cum*lo*cu"tion\, n. [L. circumlocutio, fr.
     circumloqui, -locutus, to make use of circumlocution; circum
     + loqui to speak. See {Loquacious}.]
     The use of many words to express an idea that might be
     expressed by few; indirect or roundabout language; a
     periphrase.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           the plain Billingsgate way of calling names . . . would
           save abundance of time lost by circumlocution. --Swift.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     {Circumlocution office}, a term of ridicule for a
        governmental office where business is delayed by passing
        through the hands of different officials.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  circumlocution
      n 1: a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
           [syn: {circumlocution}, {periphrasis}, {ambage}]
      2: an indirect way of expressing something [syn:
         {circumlocution}, {indirect expression}]

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