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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.

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Conner is open about her past with pain pills and substance abuse.
All ramps along eastbound and westbound I-94 will be closed between Conner Road and I-75.
The acquisition of RoseMill squarely fits into Conner's long-term strategic plan of expanding more deeply into the packaging industry, while continuing to accelerate growth in its core lumber business, leveraging its existing manufacturing facilities, and entering new geographic markets and industries.
After being allowed home from hospital following his first bout of surgery, the family found out Conner would need a second operation to remove the remaining part of the tumour.
Conner has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, a master's degree in petroleum engineering and an MBA with a concentration in finance, all from Tulane University.
Conner is survived by his mother, Carolyn Conner of Benton; sister Linda Conner Smith of Benton; nephew Kleighton Smith; and niece Kloey Smith.
Conner had been boozing before he got behind the wheel on November 19 last year.
The jury heard claims how former Caldervale High School pupil Conner had "fancied" the girl - but she kissed another young man that night.
But the young killer exploded when Conner branded her a "stupid wee girl".
After an evening at an amusement park and sports bar, Conner was killed in an unprovoked attack in a case of mistaken identity.
But she later "exploded" when Conner branded her a "stupid wee girl".