Meaning of “hasn't” in the English Dictionary

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"hasn't" in British English

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uk /ˈhæz.ənt/ us /ˈhæz.ənt/

short form of has not:

He hasn't done his homework.
Hasn't he grown!

More examples

  • She posted the letter last week but it still hasn't arrived.
  • He hasn't got a car so he rides to work on the bus.
  • He hasn't broken any bones - he's just got some cuts and bruises.
  • She's been gossiping and hasn't done any work all morning.
  • It worries me that he hasn't phoned yet.

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

"hasn’t" in American English

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us /ˈhæz·ənt/

contraction of has not:

He hasn’t visited in years.

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