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Significado de “cant” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "cant" - Diccionario Inglés

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cantnoun [U]

uk   /kænt/  us   /kænt/
statements, especially on religious or moral subjects, that are not sincerely believed by the person making them: Shelley's friendship with Byron was rooted in their shared contempt for cant and hypocrisy.
special words used by a particular group of people such as thieves, lawyers, or priests, often in order to keep things secret

can't

uk   /kɑːnt/  us   /kænt/
short form of cannot: Speak up! I can't hear you.
often used to suggest that someone should do a particular thing, especially when it seems the obvious thing to do: Can't you just take the dress back to the shop if it doesn't fit?

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