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Overview of noun pretension

The noun pretension has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) pretension, pretense, pretence

(a false or unsupportable quality)

2. pretension

(the advancing of a claim; "his pretension to the crown"; "the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort")

3. pretentiousness, pretension, largeness

(the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth))

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