wasn't Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"wasn't" in British English

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uk   /ˈwɒz.ənt/  us   /ˈwɑː.zənt/
short form of was not: It was you who told me that, wasn't it?
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"wasn’t" in American English

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 us   /ˈwʌz·ənt, ˈwɑz-/
contraction of was not: I wasn’t ​hungry so I didn’t ​eat.
(Definition of wasn’t from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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