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pr0n

or pron

[prawn] /prɔn/
noun
1.
Slang. pornography, especially on the Internet:
When his girlfriend borrowed his computer, she found all the pr0n he'd been downloading.
Origin of pr0n
1990-1995
1990-95; intentional misspelling of porn; usually includes the leetspeak substitution of zero for the letter o

pron.

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  • The impossibility of doing what pron and Freycinet asserted was done.

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  • In the first place, the statements of pron and Freycinet are not in agreement.

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  • But before the publication of the official history was completed, pron died.

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  • He is not content with saying, as pron had done, that the port was seen from the masthead.

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  • Was there some confusion in pron's mind as to what port was seen?

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  • What, then, are we to make of the statements of pron and Freycinet?

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  • We are so informed by pron, and there is the best of reasons for believing him.

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  • pron described the weather during the voyage southward as "frightful."

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  • What pron saw of the infant settlement filled him with amazement and admiration.

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British Dictionary definitions for pron

pron.

abbreviation
1.
pronominal
2.
pronoun
3.
pronounced
4.
pronunciation
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