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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pretension (0.01019 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to pretension.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: pretension keinginan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pretension pretension 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 resort” 3: the quality of being pretentious (creating a false appearance of great importance or worth) [syn: pretentiousness] [ant: unpretentiousness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pretension Pretension \Pre*ten"sion\, n. [Cf. F. pr['e]tention. See Pretend, Tension.] 1. The act of pretending, or laying claim; the act of asserting right or title. [1913 Webster] The arrogant pretensions of Glengarry contributed to protract the discussion. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] This was but an invention and pretension given out by the Spaniards. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Men indulge those opinions and practices that favor their pretensions. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

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