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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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Watching the detectorists
Watching the detectorists
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May 31, 2016
by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another

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