Date: 1691 were not

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  • weren't — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)nt[/t]] Weren t is the usual spoken form of were not …   English dictionary

  • weren't — (were not) v. did not exist, did not live, did not occupy a position, did not exist in a particular condition (2nd person singular form, 1st, 2nd and 3rd person plural form) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weren't — ► CONTRACTION ▪ were not …   English terms dictionary

  • weren't — [wʉrnt, wʉr′ənt] contraction were not …   English World dictionary

  • weren't — contr. were not. * * * R |wər(.ə)nt, R |wə̄nt or |wərənt sometimes |wə̄ənt; archaic or Brit |wa(a)](ə)rnt or |we] or ]rənt or ]ənt Etymology: by contraction : were not * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • weren't — /werrnt, werr euhnt/ contraction of were not: Weren t you surprised? Usage. See contraction. * * * …   Universalium

  • weren't — [wɜːnt] short form the usual way of saying or writing ‘were not . This is not often used in formal writing You weren t listening.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • weren't — were•n t [[t]wɜrnt, ˈwɜr ənt[/t]] use contraction of were not[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

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

  • weren't — contraction were not …   English new terms dictionary

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