wasn't
Date: circa 1653 was not

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  • wasn't — [[t]wɒ̱z(ə)nt, AM wʌ̱z [/t]] Wasn t is the usual spoken form of was not …   English dictionary

  • wasn't — (was not) v. did not exist, did not live, did not occupy a position, did not exist in a particular condition; negated form of the first and third person singular past tense form of be …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wasn't — ► CONTRACTION ▪ was not …   English terms dictionary

  • wasn't — [wuz′ənt, wäz′ənt] contraction was not …   English World dictionary

  • wasn't — contr. was not. * * * /ˈwʌzn̩t/ used as a contraction of was not It wasn t important. * * * wasn t [wasn t] [ˈwɒznt] ; [ˈwʌznt] » ↑be …   Useful english dictionary

  • wasn't — /wuz euhnt, woz / contraction of was not: I wasn t sure you heard me. Usage. See contraction. Pronunciation. See isn t. * * * …   Universalium

  • wasn't — was|n t [ˈwɔzənt US ˈwa: ] the short form of was not ▪ Jason wasn t at the party …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wasn't — the short form of was not : Jason wasn t at the party …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wasn't — [ˈwɒz(ə)nt] short form the usual way of saying or writing ‘was not . This is not often used in formal writing The food looked good, but I wasn t hungry.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • wasn't — was•n t [[t]ˈwʌz ənt, ˈwɒz [/t]] use contraction of was not[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • wasn't — was|n t [ waznt ] short form the usual way of saying or writing was not. This is not often used in formal writing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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