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English definition of “con”

con

noun [C] (TRICK)    /kɒn/ US  /kɑːn/ informal
a trick to get someone's money, or make them do what you want: It's a con - you get half the food for twice the price! a con trickCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of con noun (TRICK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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