Definition of -n't in English:

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-n't

Pronunciation: /(ə)nt/

contraction

Not, used with auxiliary verbs (e.g. can’t, won’t, didn’t, and isn’t).
Example sentences
  • Though this is a Democratic state - with a strong party base that usually does-n't come together until the last days of hard-fought elections - Torricelli has become the issue in this race, and that gives the GOP a real shot at picking it up.

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