Meaning of “aren't” in the English Dictionary

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"aren't" in British English

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uk /ɑːnt/ us /ɑːrnt/

short form of are not:

The boys aren't going to the party.

am not, used in questions:

I'm late again, aren't I?

(Definition of “aren't” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aren’t" in American English

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us /ˈɑr·ənt/

contraction of are not:

They aren’t here yet.


(Definition of “aren’t” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)