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pretensionnoun

uk   us   /prɪˈten.ʃən/
[C usually plural] a ​claim or ​belief that you can ​succeed or that you are ​important or have ​seriousvalue: The Chronicle has pretensions to being a ​seriousnewspaper. The NY Giants' Super Bowl pretensions were ​dashed when they were ​beaten last ​week. [U] (also pretentiousness ) the ​act of ​trying to ​appear or ​sound more ​important or ​clever than you are
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pretensionnoun [C/U]

 us   /prɪˈten·ʃən/
the ​appearance of being more ​important or more ​serious than there is ​reason for: [U] Leonard’s ​paintings have a ​realfreedom from pretension. A pretension is also a ​claim or ​belief that you can ​succeed or that you are ​important or have ​seriousvalue: [C usually pl] He has no pretensions for ​higheroffice.
(Definition of pretension from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “pretension”
en chino (simplificado) 自命,标榜, 意图, 抱负…
en turco gösteriş, caka, fiyaka yapma…
en ruso претензия, притязание…
en chino (tradicionál) 自命,標榜, 意圖, 抱負…
en polaco pretensjonalność…
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