Meaning of “don't” in the English Dictionary

"don't" in English

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uk /dəʊnt/ us /doʊnt/

short form of do not:

Don't do that - it hurts!

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noun [ plural ] uk /dəʊnts/ us /doʊnts/

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

"don’t" in American English

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us /doʊnt/

contraction of do not:

Please don’t make any noise while they are recording.

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

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