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The meaning of Palavers


Palavers – definition


Unnecessarily elaborate or complex procedure.

Usage examples:

There's a lot of palaver involved

An improvised conference between two groups, typically those without a shared language or culture.

Usage examples:

After a long night in our desolate camp, jon and i have a palaver with karchung.

Palavers translation into English

Palavers: translate from English into Chinese

Translate palavers into Chinese (Simplified)}
闲谈者, 拍马屁, 胡扯

Palavers: translate from English into Dutch

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Palavers, Bespreking, Conferentie, Gewauwel, Onderhoud, Bepraten, Vleien, Confereren, Wauwelen, Vleitaal

Palavers: translate from English into French

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Palabres, Palabre, Palabrer

Palavers: translate from English into German

Translate palavers into German}
Palaver, Palavern, Geschwätz, Spuk, Umstand, Theater, Spektakel, Hokuspokus, Heckmeck, Prozedur

Palavers: translate from English into Hindi

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पालवेर्स, बकवाद, चापलूसी, वृथा भाषण, मिथ्या-प्रशंसा, दौड़-धूप, भाग-दौड़

Palavers: translate from English into Italian

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Chiacchiere, Discussione, Storie, Conferenza

Palavers: translate from English into Korean

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팔레르, 교섭, 수다, 교섭하다

Palavers: translate from English into Russian

Translate palavers into Russian}
Болтовня, Пустая болтовня, Переговоры, Болтать, Лесть, Совещание, Лживые слова, Заговаривать зубы, Льстить, Дело, Забота

Palavers: translate from English into Spanish

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Palabrerías, Palabrería, Lío, Parlamentar, Conferencia, Palabrear, Charlatanería, Asunto, Engatusamiento, Discutir con, Engatusar

Word origin

mid 18th century (in the sense ‘a talk between tribespeople and traders’): from Portuguese palavra ‘word’, from Latin parabola ‘comparison’ (see parable).

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