Definition of wasn't in English:

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wasn't

Pronunciation: /ˈwəz(ə)nt/

contraction

Was not.
Example sentences
  • It wasn't bad enough to refuse to eat or pay for, but it wasn't good enough to entice us back.
  • They told us that the building wasn't standing any more and we were in the centre of rubble.
  • It wasn't until very late in the novel that my own feelings came into it, and by then it was too late.

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Syllabification: was·n't

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