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nt

Physics.
1.
nit; nits.

Nt

Symbol, Chemistry.
1.

NT

1.
New Testament.
2.
Northwest Territories, Canada (approved for postal use).

-n't

1.
a contraction of not:
didn't; hadn't; couldn't; shouldn't; won't; mustn't.

N.T.

1.
New Testament.
2.
Northern Territory.
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  • There's eight or nine at laste, and it is'nt fresh and fasting either they are.

    The O'Donoghue Charles James Lever
  • I remember a great deal of the sermon, but a'nt time to put it down.

    Diary of Anna Green Winslow

    Anna Green Winslow
  • The savages be'nt so terrifyin' to a sailor as the folk o' London town.

    Historic Boyhoods

    Rupert Sargent Holland
  • The men I guess did'nt feel much inclined for fighting after that.

    The Moving Finger Mary Gaunt
  • They look out every nite and say, 'Oh, a'nt the moon lovely!'

    Mark Twain's Speeches Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • “Lkthba—a—a—a—a—nt——” That was about all I could make of it.

    Roy Blakeley's Bee-line Hike

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Should'nt be surprised if did'nt arrive till to-morrow morning.

    Chanticleer Cornelius Mathews
  • "Oh well for once in a way perhaps it does'nt matter" said Helen.

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford
  • Helen handed it over, "it looks exactly like a pawn ticket does'nt it?"

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford
  • I did'nt know where I was, but I thought it safe to take another name.

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford
British Dictionary definitions for nt

NT

abbreviation
1.
National Trust
2.
New Testament
3.
Northern Territory (of Australia)
4.
(esp in postal addresses) Northwest Territories (of Australia)
5.
(esp in postal addresses) Nunavut
6.
no-trump
7.
(in Ireland) National Teacher (teacher in a National School)

-n't

contraction
1.
not: used as an enclitic after be and have when they function as main verbs and after auxiliary verbs or verbs operating syntactically as auxiliaries: can't, don't, shouldn't, needn't, daren't, isn't
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