Definition of don't in English:

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Pronunciation: /dōnt/


Do not: they really don’t know what will happen I see a face I don’t recognize
More example sentences
  • They may claim it is a reflection of today's society but we don't think it is any excuse.
  • She gets the care she needs and I don't believe she will get the same if she is moved.
  • If you don't have chest problems when you go in, you certainly will when you come out.
Don’t is a contraction of do not. It is often used informally, especially in speech, as the equivalent of does not—as in, for example, she don’t drink tea—but this is not standard English and should be avoided in writing


dos and don'ts

see do1.

Words that rhyme with don't

won't, wont

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Syllabification: don't

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