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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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has leased 12,000 s/f of space at 459 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport, Conn.
2 -- color) Rabbi Steve Conn of Congregation Beth Shalom holds a bottle of Coke specially prepared for Passover and marked with a yellow cap.
The culture and quality of people are very important as to why this has been successful," said Primm, who founded the agency in 1985 after earning her MBA and working as an intern at Mason & Madison in New Haven, Conn.
We are all looking for some reassurance from God on how someone in the name of God can commit these terrible and despicable acts,'' Conn said.
7 million was arranged for Bright Horizons Child Day Care Center in Wilton, Conn.
For most people, it's a very emotional thing,'' Conn said.
Amy Simon Fine Arts has signed a 3,200 s/f renewal lease at 141 Post Road East in Westport, Conn.
In the grievance, Conn asserts that Garcetti, after telling him that managers did not support his promotion last May, asked him twice if he was interested in running for district attorney.
has signed a 1,800 s/f lease at 397 Post Road in Darien, Conn.
Defense psychiatrist William Vicary's startling disclosure on the witness stand that Abramson ordered him to delete material from his notes was brought up during an angry attack by Conn.
Corner Properties, LLC purchased an approximately 35,187 s/f building on eight acres of land located at 63 Silvermine Road in Seymour, Conn.