from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Variant of com-.
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- used with certain words to add a notion similar to those conveyed by with, together, or joint
- used with certain words to intensify their meaning
- attached to certain words to obtain new, informal, subcultural words in which con- conveys a notion of:
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A prefix, fr. L. cum, signifying with, together, etc. See com-.
Everything about his story bespeaks continuity and sincerity of con- viction.
With all the modern treatments, gadgets and con-, ventions at their fingertips, younger men, he believed, could do a lot better.
She has been vilified in news reports around the world and called a "professional con- artist," Thompson wrote in the filing.
As the con- vention market collapsed and companies slashed their travel budgets, hotels off-loaded excess rooms onto Wotif's site at bargain prices.
"As we have seen, one or two people can cast a very negative and misleading light on a program that otherwise con- ducts its operations in accordance with the rules," Castiglione said in an e-mail.
The broader con- text of Wright’s black liberation theology—with which Obama was quite familiar—is at least as disturbing as Wright’s most notorious statements, if not more so.
For Obama’s critics, the president’s programs and proposals con- stitute an effort to fundamentally alter the contours of America’s free enterprise system.
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