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verb [transitive] can pronunciation in American English /kæn/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycan
he/she/itcans
present participlecanning
past tensecanned
past participlecanned
  1. 1
    to preserve food in metal containers by storing it without air
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  2. 2
    American informal to make someone leave their job, for example because their work is not good enough. The usual word for this is to fire someone

    He got canned for showing up late once too often.

  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    3
    used in Malaysian English to say that something is possible or acceptable

    "Can I have one fried noodles please?" "Can."

    Submitted by Anthony from Malaysia on 28/02/2012

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