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Definition 1: indirect procedure or action - [noun denoting act]

Samples where indirection or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he tried to find out by indirection

(indirection is a kind of ...) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

"the procedure of obtaining a driver's license" "it was a process of trial and error"

Definition 2: deceitful action that is not straightforward - [noun denoting act]

Samples where indirection or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he could see through the indirections of diplomats

(indirection is a kind of ...) the act of deceiving

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