contraction of should not.

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shouldn't (ˈʃʊdənt)
contraction of
should not

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Example sentences
These are deadly animals that shouldn't be pets, shouldn't be kept in homes.
Maybe it shouldn't be surprising, but this close relative of ours turns out to
  be far more complicated than people realized.
The polar regions are frequently neglected in discussions of the environment,
  but they shouldn't be.
But the bird is probably learning to fly and shouldn't be disturbed.
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