cannot definition

  • auxiliary-verb:
    • The unfavorable type of can1.
    • The negative as a type of can1.
  • verb:
    • can't ( = am/is/are unable to).
    • Am/are/is forbidden or perhaps not allowed to
    • can't ( = am/is/are incapable of).
    • Am/are/is prohibited or not allowed to
  • others:
    • Am, is, or are, unable; -- written either as you term or two.
    • an easy method of writing can not, due to the silencing in pronunciation of 1 of n′ s.
    • Am, is, or tend to be, unable; -- written either as one term or two.
    • A way of composing can't, as a result of the silencing in pronunciation of 1 of n′ s.

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