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candour

|ˈkandə|

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Слово Дня - candour - откровенность, искренность, прямота, чистосердечность, беспристрастие, доброта

Description

the quality of being open, sincere, and honest

Examples

  • Perfect candour can do more for us than a dark disguise.
  • She spoke with candour about her life.
  • Openness and candour are rare qualities in a statesman.
  • a man of refreshing candor
  • Far be it from me to expect forthright candor from a press release.
  • Why can’t we get candor and directness in what is patently obvious to anyone?

 

Translation

  • откровенность, искренность, прямота, чистосердечность, беспристрастие, доброта

brinkmanship

|ˈbrɪŋkmənʃɪp|

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Слово Дня - brinkmanship - балансирование на грани войны, политика балансирования

Description

the technique or practice of maneuvering a dangerous situation to the limits of tolerance or safety in order to secure the greatest advantage, especially by creating diplomatic crises.

Examples

  • policy of brinkmanship, brinkmanship policy
  • brinkmanship diplomacy
  • mutual nuclear brinkmanship
  • oppose brinkmanship
  • regional nuclear brinkmanship
  • theory of brinkmanship
  • war brinkmanship
  • two nations caught up in nuclear brinksmanship

 

Translation

  • балансирование на грани войны, политика балансирования