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cannot

EN[ˈkænɒt] [ˈkæ(n.)nɑt] [ˈkɛ(n.)nɑt] [kə(n)ˈnɑt] [kɪ(n)ˈnɑt] [-ɒt]
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    Definition of cannot in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcannotsSUF-not
    1. Something that cannot be done.
      1. the cans and cannots
  • Verb
    1. Can not (am/is/are unable to).
      1. I cannot open the window. It is stuck. ‎
    2. Am/are/is forbidden or not permitted to.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • But we cannot disappoint Grandma and Grandpa Smith, and that is what family is all about! Do you understand?! ‎
        • Samoza has a long list of people who are personas non grata, and Figures suspects that I cannot get a visa to get into the country for this reason.
        • Party chief Low Thia Khiang said that, while they support the name change to honour Encik Yusof, "we cannot square with the change(s) that are being 'tompang' (piggybacked) with the name change."
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Auxiliary verbs
            • Auxiliary verb forms
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        1. en cannot but
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of cannot for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "cannot" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an auxiliary verb.
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