Shan't
Shan't Shan't A contraction of shall not. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shan't — [ʃa:nt US ʃænt] especially BrE the short form of shall not ▪ I shan t see you again …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shan't — [[t]ʃɑ͟ːnt, ʃæ̱nt[/t]] Shan t is the usual spoken form of shall not …   English dictionary

  • shan't — [ ʃænt ] short form the usual way of saying or writing shall not. This is not often used in formal writing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shan't — by 1701, colloquial [OED] contraction of shall not …   Etymology dictionary

  • shan't — (shall not) v. verb used together with another verb to indicate future tense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shan't — see shall and will 4 …   Modern English usage

  • shan't — ► CONTRACTION ▪ shall not …   English terms dictionary

  • shan't — [shant, shänt] contraction shall not …   English World dictionary

  • shan't — especially BrE the short form of shall not : I shan t see you again …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shan't — [ʃɑːnt] short form British the usual way of saying or writing ‘shall not . This is not often used in formal writing I shan t be away for long.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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