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      adv  
1   
a    used to negate the sentence, phrase, or word that it modifies  
I will not stand for it     
b    (in combination)  
they cannot go     
2    not that   conj     (Also (archaic))    not but what   which is not to say or suppose that  
I expect to lose the game — not that I mind     
      sentence substitute  
3    used to indicate denial, negation, or refusal  
certainly not     
     (C14 not, variant of nought nothing, from Old English nawiht, from na no + wiht creature, thing. See naught, nought)  


forget-me-not  
      n   any temperate low-growing plants of the mainly European boraginaceous genus Myosotis, esp. M. scorpioides, having clusters of small typically blue flowers,   (Also called)    scorpion grass  
have-not  
      n   usually pl   a person or group of people in possession of relatively little material wealth  
not-  
      combining form   a variant of noto- before a vowel  
NOT circuit   , gate  
      n     (Computing)   a logic circuit that has a high-voltage output signal if the input signal is low, and vice versa: used extensively in computers,   (Also called)    inverter, negator  
     (C20: so named because the action performed on electrical signals is similar to the operation of not in logical constructions)  
not proven  
      adj   postpositive   a third verdict available to Scottish courts, returned when there is evidence against the defendant but insufficient to convict  
touch-me-not  
      n   any of several balsaminaceous plants of the genus Impatiens, esp. I. noli-me-tangere, having yellow spurred flowers and seed pods that burst open at a touch when ripe,   (Also called)    noli-me-tangere  
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not on your tintype exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
exp.
l'habit ne fait pas le moine
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
v.
not to include something
I want to try a diet that excludes dairy products.
exp.
not an easy task
adj.
not able to be mixed or combined
abbr. acron.
Short for "not safe for work".
[Fam.]
exp.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
a group to vote for as a whole, not by individuals.
a term used on voting ballots
n.
a person who does not care too much about the others, a little rude, assertive
[Fam.]
v.
meet people on a chat on Internet or via e-mail or social networks. meet virtually and not physically
INTERNET
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
n.
addendum to a contract in general that you do not wish for everyone to see
[Leg.]
n.
an ambitious woman who thinks her career really matters more than many things and is not willing to compromise on it
n.
A punch delivered in a Friday or Saturday night fight that is so powerful that the opponent does not regain consciousness until Sunday.
n.
a brief moment when one does not remember something or is confused
exp.
series of functions performed by an electronic system independently of (not connected to) the cyberspace.
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
exp.
neighborhood considered dangerous, where it's not recommended to go, especially as an outsider
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]
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