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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Contraction to mean something might not be done.

Usage examples (32)
  • And if it's Sunday, why mayn't I sleep in peace? '
  • "It may be, and it mayn't be," replied the old man.
  • "That seems odd enough, mayn't I ask your reasons?"
  • "Where are you going Eric, mayn't I go too, please?" for more
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