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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A contraction formed by combining the words can and not; to be unable.

Usage examples (36)
  • If you can't measure it, you can't manage it.
  • But boomer Hollywood can't get its signals straight.
  • First, we can't predict how many computers will go unfixed.
  • Second, we can't know how disruptive small failures may be. for more
Tutoring comment
  • I can't (cannot) believe the political cant (hypocritical speech) has gone this far.
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