Definitions for pretensionprɪˈtɛn ʃən
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pretension, pretense, pretence(noun)
a false or unsupportable quality
the advancing of a claim
"his pretension to the crown"; "the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort"
pretentiousness, pretension, largeness(noun)
the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)
A claim or aspiration to a particular status or quality.
the act of pretending, or laying claim; the act of asserting right or title
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
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