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English definition of “con”

con

verb [T]  /kɑn/ (-nn-) infml us  
to deceive someone by using a trick, or to cheat someone of money: I know when I’m being conned.

con

noun [C]  /kɑn/ us  
something done to trick or deceive someone: a con game/job It was a con, and he fooled us all.
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