Definition of needn't in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnēdnt/


Need not.
Example sentences
  • Although he advised against eating excessively, Mr Holmes said people needn't worry too much about gum disease.
  • When the sun comes out you have to make the most of it - and now sun worshippers needn't miss a single minute's sunbathing time.
  • The man who sang his heart out on Wednesday wants this season to finish on a high note but the fans needn't worry, the singing is simply a sideline.

Words that rhyme with needn't

antecedent, decedent, precedent

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Syllabification: need·n't

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