The Hindu Vocabulary 26 September 2020

2020-09-26

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 September 2020 is from the Editorial Titled "Terms of disengagement: On India-China standoff"

Standoff

Noun

A deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict

गतिरोध

 

Confrontation

Noun

A hostile or argumentative situation or meeting between opposing parties

आमना-सामना

 

Genesis

Noun

The origin or mode of formation of something

उत्पत्ति

 

Subsequent

Adjective

Continuous

आगामी

 

Transgressions

Noun

An act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offence

उल्लंघन

 

Tenet

Noun

A principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy

सिद्धांत

 

Refrain

Verb

Stop oneself from doing something

बचना

 

Unilaterally

Adverb

Used to indicate that something is done by only one person, group, or country involved in a situation, without the agreement of others

एकतरफा

 

Underlining

Verb

Emphasising

ज़ोर देना

 

Stem

Verb

Uproot

जड़ से उखाड़ना

 

 

Friction

Noun

Conflict or animosity caused by a clash of wills, temperaments, or opinions

टकराव

 

Unhindered

Adjective

Not hindered or obstructed

निर्बाध

 

Status quo ante

Noun

The previously existing state of affairs

यथा स्थिति

 

Current status quo

Noun

Present state of affairs

वर्तमान स्थिति

 

Intent

Noun

An intention

इरादा

 

Tactical

Adjective

Relating to or constituting actions carefully planned to gain a specific military end

कार्यनीतिक

 

Manoeuvres

Noun

A movement or series of moves requiring skill and care

युद्धाभ्यास

 

Dial down

Phrase

To reduce

कम करना

 

Albeit

Conjunction

Though

यद्यपि

 

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