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can

verb /kӕn/ ( negative can’t /kaːnt/, cannot /ˈkӕnət/)
to be able to
poder
You can do it if you try hard.
to know how to
saber
Can you drive a car?
(usually may) to have permission to
poder, estar permitido
You can go on the trip if you behave yourself.
used in questions to indicate surprise, disbelief etc
poder
What can he be doing all this time?
(Definition of can from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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