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-n't

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

NT

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

Nt

Symbol, Chemistry
1.

nt

Physics.
1.
nit; nits.

N.T.

1.
New Testament.
2.
Northern Territory.
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Examples from the Web for nt
Historical Examples
  • She made me to stop piping the song of the forest, but it did nt go out of my heart.

    The Story of Opal Opal Whiteley
  • There's eight or nine at laste, and it is'nt fresh and fasting either they are.

    The O'Donoghue Charles James Lever
  • Of course I know that you re my guardian, and that I have to regard your wishes in all matters, but I could nt see any reason.

    Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster
  • The men I guess did'nt feel much inclined for fighting after that.

    The Moving Finger Mary Gaunt
  • I did'nt git a whippin' when I got to de field but when I went to look fer de root 'roun my waist it wus gone.

  • They look out every nite and say, 'Oh, a'nt the moon lovely!'

    Mark Twain's Speeches Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • I m sure my sewing girl has nt any doubt but that it exists!

    Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster
  • Helen handed it over, "it looks exactly like a pawn ticket does'nt it?"

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford
  • If I had nt grown into such a perfect lady, I should have gone up after service and told him what I thought.

    Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster
  • 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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nt in Technology


1. Network Termination.
2. New Technology, as in Windows NT.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for nt

NT

1.
nasotracheal
2.
New Testament
3.
Northwest Territories
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