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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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"Take that opportunity and realize that no matter what happens, Con Edison is going to be there for you," said Reed.
"Para poder comprender y satisfacer las expectativas de los clientes, hoy en dia es imperativo trabajar con informacion precisa y detallada", explica Silvio Laban, director de informaci6n de la empresa.
L'andera parte, che a laude, et gloria del Sig.r Dio, salute delle anime et satifactione di questa citta la prohibitione sop.ta de non si far mascare, tenir balli, ne recitar comedie debba continuar anco per tutto il mese presenre di febraro con tutte le pene contenute nella parte p.ta delli 2 del mese passato, et sia publicata et d.
Bournville Lynne Hubbard (Soc All) Timothy Huxtable (Con) Patricia Knowles (Green) *Douglas McCarrick (Lab) Robert Wright (Lib Dem)
Con artists with high self-confidence frequently do not seek the counsel of an attorney, confident that they possess sufficient wisdom and skill to deflect allegations of fraud.
Kingswinford North & Wall Heath: Terence Billingham (Con), Madeleine Cowley (Lab), Lynn Boleyn (Lib-Dem)'
"Siempre trabaja Odebrecht con un socio norteamericano en Estados Unidos?
South Staffordshire: Con 7351, Lab 3025, Lib Dem 1198.
So if your building is in the middle of a high usage DC area such as in Midtown, Downtown or the Garment Center, and is not located at the end of a long main, Con Edison isn't going to be eliminating much equipment simply because you are convening to AC.
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.
BIRCHWOOD: R Barr (Lib Dem),J M Bolton (Lab),M Finnegan (Lib Dem),H D Greenwood (Cons),P Nelson (Lab),S A T Pathmarajah (Cons),C Rankin (Con),P Ross (Lab),CB White (Lib Dem).
En la categoria de Impresos resultaron ganadores Leo Burnett con All Bran de Kellogg's, Cerveza Modelo e ING Comercial America; Ogilvy & Mather con Eye-mo; S2 Mexico con Fester y Secretaria de Salud; Betancourt Becker Euro RSCG con Sky y BBDO con Dodge.