Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pretension(0.01150 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Pretension.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a false or unsupportable quality [syn: pretense, pretence]
2: the advancing of a claim; “his pretension to the crown”;
“the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous
3: the quality of being pretentious (creating a false
appearance of great importance or worth) [syn: pretentiousness]
English → English (gcide)
Pretension \Pre*ten"sion\, n. [Cf. F. pr['e]tention. See
1. The act of pretending, or laying claim; the act of
asserting right or title.
The arrogant pretensions of Glengarry contributed to
protract the discussion. --Macaulay.
2. A claim made, whether true or false; a right alleged or
assumed; a holding out the appearance of possessing a
certain character; as, pretensions to scholarship.
This was but an invention and pretension given out
by the Spaniards. --Bacon.
Men indulge those opinions and practices that favor
their pretensions. --L'Estrange.