half-pregnant
 adj.— «The resolution on North Korea belongs to a new set of UN decisions that diplomats refer to as “half-pregnant.” These, though impressive on paper, are subject to “ifs and buts” that render them useless in practice.» —“Eye of the Storm: Security Council to Iran: Go for it” by Amir Taheri Jerusalem Post (Israel) Oct. 19, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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