doesn't

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

does +‎ -n't

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdʌzˌənt/ [ˈdʌzˌn̩t]
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Verb[edit]

doesn't

  1. Does not (negative auxiliary[1])
    • July 18 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises[1]
      Though Bane’s sing-song voice gives his pronouncements a funny lilt, he doesn’t have any of the Joker’s deranged wit, and Nolan isn’t interested in undercutting his seriousness for the sake of a breezier entertainment.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arnold M. Zwicky and Geoffrey K. Pullum, Cliticization vs. Inflection: English n’t, Language 59 (3), 1983, pp. 502-513

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