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    red herring

    red herring - Dictionary definition and meaning for word red herring

    (noun) any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue Definition
    (noun) a dried and smoked herring having a reddish color
    Synonyms : smoked herring
    (noun) a first draft of a prospectus; must be clearly marked to indicate that parts may be changed in the final prospectus
    Example Sentence
    • because some portions of the cover page are printed in red ink a preliminary prospectus is sometimes called a red herring

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