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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. pretension: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. pretension, pretension: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. pretension: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. pretension: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. pretension: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. pretension: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Pretension, pretension: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. pretension: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. pretension: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. pretension: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. pretension: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. pretension: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Pretension, pretension: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. pretension: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. pretension: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Pretension: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Pretension: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. pretension: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. pretension: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Pretension: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. pretension: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. pretension: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. pretension: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. pretension: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. pretension: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. pretension: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretension: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Pretension: Encyclopedia [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (pretension)

noun:  a false or unsupportable quality
noun:  the advancing of a claim ("His pretension to the crown")
noun:  the quality of being pretentious (creating a false appearance of great importance or worth)

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