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1 con /ˈkɑːn/ noun
plural cons
1 con
/ˈkɑːn/
noun
plural cons
Learner's definition of CON
[count] informal
: a dishonest trick that is done to get someone's money
called also (US) confidence game, (US) con game, (British) confidence trick, (British) con trick
compare 3con, 4con
2 con /ˈkɑːn/ verb
cons; conned; conning
2 con
/ˈkɑːn/
verb
cons; conned; conning
Learner's definition of CON
[+ object] informal
: to deceive or to trick (someone) : to persuade (someone) by telling lies
3 con /ˈkɑːn/ noun
plural cons
3 con
/ˈkɑːn/
noun
plural cons
Learner's definition of CON
[count] informal
: a person in prison : convict
compare 1con, 4con
4 con /ˈkɑːn/ noun
plural cons
4 con
/ˈkɑːn/
noun
plural cons
Learner's definition of CON
[count]
: a person who is opposed to something
: an argument against something
: a reason for not doing something
compare 1con, 3con
5 con /ˈkɑːn/ adverb
5 con
/ˈkɑːn/
adverb
Learner's definition of CON
: against something
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