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Sense: 1
Date: 1800-1900
Origin: CON1
Sense: 2
Date: 1800-1900
Origin: CONVICT1

con

2 noun
     
con2 [countable] informal
1 a trick to get someone's money or make them do something:
a con to make people pay for goods they hadn't actually received
2 a prisoner
mod cons

; ➔ the pros and cons

at pro1 (3)

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