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can't

[kant, kahnt]
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  1. contraction of cannot.
Can be confusedcant can't Kant

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British Dictionary definitions for can't

can't

contraction of
  1. cannot
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Word Origin and History for can't

v.

1706, contraction of cannot.

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Idioms and Phrases with can't

can't

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