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don't

 (dōnt)
1. Contraction of do not.
2. Nonstandard Contraction of does not.
n.
A statement of what should not be done: a list of the dos and don'ts.

don't

(dəʊnt)
contraction of
do not

don't

(doʊnt)

v.
1. contraction of do not.
2. Nonstandard (except in some dialects). contraction of does not.
n.
3. don'ts, a list of practices to be avoided. Compare do 1 (def. 43).
usage: As a contraction for does not, don't first appeared in writing in the latter half of the 17th century and remained standard in both speech and writing through the 18th. During the 19th century, under pressure from those who preferred doesn't in that use, don'tgradually became less frequent in writing but remained common in speech. Widely considered nonstandard, it still occurs in the informal speech and the personal writing of many Americans, including the well educated, esp. in the Midland and Southern dialects.
Translations

don't

[dəʊnt]
A. = do not
B. N
see do 1 D2
C. CPD the don't knows NPLlos que no saben
References in classic literature ?
I don't think it's fair for some girls to have plenty of pretty things, and other girls nothing at all," added little Amy, with an injured sniff.
There's something wrong, but I don't want to know what it is.
Do you dare to tell me, ye old black Christian, ye don't know?
It ain't good for her, and the surgeon don't like it, and tried to persuade her not to and couldn't; and when he ORDERED her, she was that outraged and indignant, and was very severe on him, and accused him of insubordination, and said it didn't become him to give orders to an officer of her rank.
Now cler out to bed, and don't lemme see no more of you till morning
It was a wonderful equipage, with six great coronets outside, and ragged things behind for I don't know how many footmen to hold on by, and a harrow below them, to prevent amateur footmen from yielding to the temptation.
Here's this squire and doctor with a map and such--I don't know where it is, do I?
Oh, it is good enough; but I don't see why you should envy me; you, governor of the Bastile, the first castle in France.
Ah, don't let your conscience reproach you later, but when you've killed me, write me, at least, as one that loved her fellow-worker.
I don't value your worthless life more than I do that of a rat or a spider.
The men say they won't go"-- "Well, I don't blame them"-- Minnie says, need she go?
I don't think there's any harm in that, Dame Durden," said Ada, looking so confidingly at me across him; "because if it will do as well as anything else, it will do very well, I hope.