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English definition of “con”

con

noun [C usually plural] (DISADVANTAGE)    /kɒn/ US  /kɑːn/ informal
a disadvantage or a reason for not doing something: One of the cons of buying a bigger car is that it costs more to run . You have to weigh up all the pros and cons of the matter before you make a decision .Advantage and disadvantage
(Definition of con noun (DISADVANTAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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