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Con

A prefix meaning with or together. A slang abbreviation for confidence, as in con man or con game. To con someone is to deceive or take advantage of a person through Fraud or trickery after winning the person's confidence. Con is also used as a slang abbreviation for convict, as in ex-con to mean someone previously incarcerated. An abbreviation for contra, which means against. To show the pros and cons of a particular issue means to present arguments or evidence on both sides.

See: contra, deception, peruse, read
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To find out more information about Salt Lake Comic Con, the country's third largest comic con, visit the Salt Lake Comic Con website.
Having won the four previous years, they added a fifth title when defeating Kirkheaton Con 63-33 - but they had a big scare in the semi-finals as Moldgreen Con put up a fantastic fight.
Through Con Edison's PowerYourWay program, residents of New York City and Westchester County are able to switch to another energy supplier while still having their energy delivered by Con Edison, the energy company New Yorkers have trusted for over 180 years.
In it, to use the words of the Gelosi when they promised to keep the Michiel boxes open, "mai si possa nasconder con scandalo alcuna persona.
Tenemos operaciones combinadas en Florida y California y nos hemos concentrado en oportunidades en la Costa este con fines de expansion.
Con artists tend to act irrationally--their criminal behavior more the result of flawed character than of adverse social conditions or greed alone.
North Warwickshire: Con 5011, Lab 4419, Lib Dem 1117.
Se calcula que en el primer ano del acuerdo, las exportaciones llegaran a 140,000 vehiculos, con un arancel del 1.
According to a Con Edison spokesperson, the benefits are based on the amount of its own equipment it can remove from the street, including rectifiers and mains.
Los clientes depositan su confianza en los abogados de Steel Hector, quienes ademas de poseer una vasta experiencia, cuentan con recursos juridicos en diversas jurisdicciones que les permiten alcanzar los objetivos comerciales y de inversion de sus clientes en todas las Americas.
Representatives have been meeting with Con Edison officials, who now intend to file a new proposal with the Public Service Commission (PSC) to institute rebates and even cash inducements to help phase-out reliance on DC power.
La situacion se agrava con las elecciones en Bolivia a fines de junio y los politicos culpandose mutuamente por un negocio que salio mal.