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is·n't

 (ĭz′ənt)
Contraction of is not.

isn't

(ˈɪzənt)
contraction of
(Grammar) is not

isn't

(ˈɪz ənt)
contraction of is not.
Translations

be

(biː) present tense am (am) are (aː) , is (iz) : past tense was (woz) , were (wəː) : present participle ˈbeing: past participle been (biːn, (American) bin) : subjunctive were (wəː) : short forms I'm (aim) (I am), you're (juə) (you are), he's (hiːz) (he is), she's (ʃiːz) (she is), it's (its) (it is), we're (wiə) (we are), they're (θeə) (they are): negative short forms isn't (ˈiznt) (is not), aren't (aːnt) (are not), wasn't (ˈwoznt) (was not), weren't (wəːnt) (were not) – verb
1. used with a present participle to form the progressive or continuous tenses. I'm reading; I am being followed; What were you saying?.
2. used with a present participle to form a type of future tense. I'm going to London.
3. used with a past participle to form the passive voice. He was shot.
4. used with an infinitive to express several ideas, eg necessity (When am I to leave?), purpose (The letter is to tell us he's coming), a possible future happening (If he were to lose, I'd win) etc.
5. used in giving or asking for information about something or someone. I am Mr Smith; Is he alive?; She wants to be an actress; The money will be ours; They are being silly.
ˈbeing noun
1. existence. When did the Roman Empire come into being?
2. any living person or thing. beings from outer space.
the be-all and end-all
the final aim apart from which nothing is of any real importance. This job isn't the be-all and end-all of existence.
References in classic literature ?
And I've never had a pretty dress in my life that I can remember--but of course it's all the more to look forward to, isn't it?
You appear to be talking to somebody--that isn't here," the Professor said, turning round to the children.
I only wanted to show that it isn't the least what we expected.
There is plenty for everyone, you know; only, if it isn't just where you happen to be, you must go where it is.
Though that isn't saying such a machine couldn't be invented.
This isn't my show," he said, "and, you understand, I am giving the views of Mr.
I'm in a hurry to get this done, and there isn't any time to lose.
I think," she said, timidly, "that Mammy isn't well.
Our dear old lady friend Thomson isn't here to worry so I think we can make you free of the ship.
It isn't Bill, it's Billina; and you're talking slang, which is very undig'n'fied," said Dorothy, reprovingly.
It isn't what sum you get, it's how much you can buy with it, that's the important thing; and it's that that tells whether your wages are high in fact or only high in name.
Isn't it my own swate silf now that'll missure the six fut, and the three inches more nor that, in me stockins, and that am excadingly will proportioned all over to match?