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[wohnt, wuhnt]
  1. contraction of will not: He won't see you now.
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Can be confusedwon't wont

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British Dictionary definitions for won't


contraction of
  1. will not
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Word Origin and History for won't

contraction of will not, first recorded mid-15c. as wynnot, later wonnot (1580s) before the modern form emerged 1660s. See will.

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