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in•nu•en•do



Pronunciation: (in"yOO-en'dō), [key]
n.,
pl. -dos, -does.

1. an indirect intimation about a person or thing, esp. of a disparaging or a derogatory nature.
2. Law.
a. a parenthetic explanation or specification in a pleading.
b. (in an action for slander or libel) the explanation and elucidation of the words alleged to be defamatory.
c. the word or expression thus explained.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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