There are 5 main translations of con in Spanish:

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con 1

American English: /kɑn/
British English: /kɒn/

noun

  • [colloquial] (fraud)
    Example sentences
    • Many cons and scams (throughout the world) depend on the greed and dishonesty of the victim to help the scam along.
    • For those who enjoy movies about heists, cons, and double-crosses, this will satisfy.
    • Homes in Writtle, Chelmsford, Springfield and Purleigh have been targeted with three cons used to trick elderly householders.

transitive verb -nn-

  • [colloquial] (deceive) to con somebody into/out of somethingI didn't want to go: I was conned into it
    yo no quería ir: me embaucaron or [colloquial] me camelaron para que fuera
    I was conned into thinking that …
    me engatusaron haciéndome creer que …
    he conned the old ladies out of their savings
    embaucó a las ancianas y les quitó los ahorros
    he conned his way into the house by posing as a doctor
    consiguió meterse en la casa haciéndose pasar por médico

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con 2
American English: /kɑn/
British English: /kɒn/

noun

  • 1 [colloquial] (objection) the cons outweigh the pros
    hay menos pros que contras
    Example sentences
    • We see no doubt that the Election Commission came to its decision after bearing in mind the pros and cons of the whole situation.
    • If one is balanced one can weigh the pros and cons of particular situations more easily.
    • Year in and year out the same comments are trotted out as to the pros and cons of the difficulty of the tests.
  • 2 (voter)
    votante (masculine and feminine) en contra

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con 3
American English: /kɑn/
British English: /kɒn/

noun

  • [colloquial] (prisoner, convict)
    preso, (-sa) (masculine, feminine)
    taleguero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine) (Spain) [slang]
    Example sentences
    • Too many characters and situations are implausible - you surely wouldn't find such a tame, gentle set of cons in any prison.
    • Let all but death row cons and pedophiles join up out of prison for a pardon.
    • The measure was taken in response to security concerns and is not intended to punish inmates for their fellows cons ' transgressions.

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con 4
American English: /kɑn/
British English: /kɒn/

transitive verb -nn-

  • [archaic] (study)
    Example sentences
    • "Set in a notebook, learned & conned by rote" From Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare.
    • We hope to show that a logic-based learning method can be applied to less conned learning tasks.
    • Anyone who does know something about it is more likely to have acquired that knowledge in bits by conning books (however carefully) or taking a few workshops on weekends or for a week in the summer.

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Con
  • 1.1
    Conservative
    1.2
    constable

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