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Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: pretension

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Anmaßung {f}Femininum (die) pretension
Anspruch {m}Maskulinum (der) pretension
Überheblichkeit {f}Femininum (die) pretension
Vorspanngerät {n}Neutrum (das) pretension jack


I speak generally, and not with any pretension to exactness.
Now this is not of much consequence where the corruption of society, and pretension to be what you are not, is confined to cobblers; but when the guardians of the laws and of the government are only seeming and not real guardians, then see how they turn the State upside down; and on the other hand they alone have the power of giving order and happiness to the State.
A little upstart, vulgar being, with her Mr. E., and her caro sposo, and her resources, and all her airs of pert pretension and underbred finery.
Never had that pretension here below which is called the right of kings denied to such a point the right from on high.
Except this, he has no pretension to nobility, and calls himself a chance count, although the general opinion at Rome is that the count is a man of very high distinction.”
The less pretension there is in your attire, the better will be the effect, as you are a rich man.
Thought and knowledge are natures in which apparatus and pretension avail nothing.
Neither the value of lands, nor the numbers of the people, which have been successively proposed as the rule of State contributions, has any pretension to being a just representative.
The smaller States, considering how peculiarly their safety and welfare depend on union, ought readily to renounce a pretension which, if not relinquished, would prove fatal to its duration.
This specification of particulars evidently excludes all pretension to a general legislative authority, because an affirmative grant of special powers would be absurd, as well as useless, if a general authority was intended.

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