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Date: 1778 need not

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • needn't — [[t]ni͟ːd(ə)nt[/t]] Needn t is the usual spoken form of need not …   English dictionary

  • needn't — (need not) n. do not need, mustn t …   English contemporary dictionary

  • needn't — ► CONTRACTION ▪ need not …   English terms dictionary

  • needn't — [nēd′ nt] contraction need not; do not need to or does not need to …   English World dictionary

  • needn't — /need nt/ contraction of need not. Usage. See contraction. * * * /ˈniːdn̩t/ used as a contraction of need not You needn t worry about me. I ll be fine. * * * needn t [needn t] [ˈniːdnt] [ˈniːd …   Useful english dictionary

  • needn't — need|n t [ˈni:dnt] especially BrE the short form of need not ▪ I needn t have put on this thick coat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • needn't — need|n t [ nidnt ] short form the usual way of saying or writing need not : You needn t shout …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • needn't — especially BrE the short form of need not : I needn t have put on this thick coat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • needn't — UK [ˈniːd(ə)nt] / US [ˈnɪd(ə)nt] short form the usual way of saying or writing need not . This is not used in formal writing You needn t shout …   English dictionary

  • needn't — [ˈniːd(ə)nt] short form the usual way of saying or writing ‘need not You needn t worry about me, I ll be fine.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • needn't — need•n t [[t]ˈnid nt[/t]] use contraction of need not[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

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