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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The negative of an expression used in conveying mood, expressing intent or condition or uncertainty (contraction).

Usage examples (39)
  • But the words wouldn't come.
  • You've probably never heard his name or wouldn't recognize him if you were standing next to him.
  • "Then it wouldn't have this history of odiousness."
  • Some residents worried that the boom wouldn't last. for more
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