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Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly.
Michael Chabon

Meaning of "hadn't" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HADN'T

hadn't  [ˈhædənt] play
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WHAT DOES HADN'T MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hadn't in the English dictionary

The definition of hadn't in the dictionary is had not.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HADN'T


abundant
əˈbʌndənt
accident
ˈæksɪdənt
attendant
əˈtɛndənt
confident
ˈkɒnfɪdənt
correspondent
ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndənt
couldn´t
ˈkʊdənt
decadent
ˈdɛkədənt
dependent
dɪˈpɛndənt
didn´t
ˈdɪdənt
evident
ˈɛvɪdənt
incident
ˈɪnsɪdənt
independent
ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt
pendant
ˈpɛndənt
president
ˈprɛzɪdənt
regardant
rɪˈɡɑːdənt
resident
ˈrɛzɪdənt
shouldn´t
ˈʃʊdənt
student
ˈstjuːdənt
superintendent
ˌsuːpərɪnˈtɛndənt
wouldn´t
ˈwʊdənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HADN'T

hade
Hadean
hadedah
Haden
Hades
Hadhramaut
Hadith
hadj
hadji
Hadlee
Hadramaut
Hadrian
Hadrian´s Wall
hadrome
hadron
hadronic
hadrosaur
hadrosaurus
Hadrumetum
hadst

WORDS THAT END LIKE HADN'T

ain´t
an´t
aren´t
can´t
daren´t
doesn´t
don´t
hain´t
hasn´t
haven´t
isn´t
mightn´t
mustn´t
needn´t
oughtn´t
shan´t
usedn´t
wasn´t
weren´t
won´t

Synonyms and antonyms of hadn't in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hadn't» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HADN'T

Find out the translation of hadn't to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hadn't from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hadn't» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有没有
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

no tenía
570 millions of speakers

English

hadn´t
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नहीं था
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

было не
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

não teve
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছিল না
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pas eu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hatte nicht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ていなかった
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

했으나,
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wis ora
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có không
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இல்லை இருந்தது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नाही
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

olmasaydı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

non aveva
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nie miał
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

була не
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nu a avut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δεν είχε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

het nie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hade inte
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hadde ikke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hadn't

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HADN'T»

The term «hadn't» is very widely used and occupies the 11.216 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HADN'T» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hadn't

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10 QUOTES WITH «HADN'T»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hadn't.
1
Angela Ahrendts
I hadn't grown up always aspiring to be a CEO.
2
Haley Barbour
I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella.
3
Birch Bayh
You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet.
4
Emmanuelle Beart
In Hollywood there's no real material. They would send me stuff, but I hadn't even seen the director. If I don't see the director's eyes, I'm not going. I'm not even going to pack my bags.
5
Keith Belling
When I went to visit this rice cake plant, I hadn't realized how the rice cakes were made. As soon as I saw the molds of rice and how the heat pops it like popcorn, the light bulb went off. This is popped. This isn't baked or fried.
6
Tony Benn
Making mistakes is part of life. The only things I would feel ashamed of would be if I had said things I hadn't believed in order to get on. Some politicians do do that.
7
Poppy Z. Brite
In France, for instance, one magazine writer was convinced that On The Road had been a huge influence on Lost Souls and was crushed to learn that I hadn't read the one until after I'd written the other.
8
Bill Callahan
When I write a song, it is to fill a niche in people's lives. To have a song for every experience if one hadn't been written yet.
9
Michael Chabon
Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly.
10
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
Acting has always been a way for me to express the emotions I had buried. If I hadn't acted, I would have gone insane. In my acting class, I could let out my real tears and everyone thought it was the character. But no, it was me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HADN'T»

Discover the use of hadn't in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hadn't and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
I Hadn't Understood
The novel orbits around the bizarre and irresistible mind of Malinconico, a mind that pauses to contemplate every aspect of the life he sees before him, the life he has lived, his memories and his future; a voice that seduces, entertains, ...
Diego de Silva, 2012
2
If Snow Hadn't Fallen
S.J. Bolton's fans will be thrilled to return to the dark world of London police officer Lacey Flint, where nothing is ever as it seems, in the e-original story If Snow Hadn't Fallen.
S.J. Bolton, Sharon Bolton, 2013
3
If It Hadn't Been for Yoon Jun
As she reluctantly becomes friends with Yoon Jun, a new student from Korea, seventh grader Alice Larsen becomes more interested in learning about her own Korean background.
Marie G. Lee, 1995
4
If Rome Hadn't Fallen: What Might Have Happened If the ...
This is a fascinating exploration of how the history of Europe, and indeed the world, might have been different if the Western Roman Empire had survived the crises that pulled it apart in the 4th and 5th centuries.
Timothy Venning, 2011
5
I Wish I Hadnt Eaten That: Simple Dietary Solutions for the ...
In this book, Maria Cross identifies twenty common health problems that afflict those she describes as the 'perfectly healthy but not very well.
Maria Cross, 2011
6
How Far Would You Have Gotten If I Hadn't Called You Back?
After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing.
Valerie Hobbs, 2003
7
I Wish I Hadn't Said that: The Experts Speak - and Get it ...
In I Wish I Hadn't Said That we see just how much the experts don't know. 'No woman in my lifetime will be Prime Minister' Margaret Thatcher
Christopher Cerf, Victor S. Navasky, 2000
8
Caught on Camera with the CEO (Mills & Boon Modern Heat)
He obviously had, because she hadn't seen him since —he'd disappeared from the floor, hadn't been down loitering by the managers' desks at all since The Lift. She refused to acknowledge the sting she felt over that. And she hadn't been ...
Natalie Anderson, 2010
9
Coretta Scott King Award Books: Using Great Literature with ...
Chapter 8 I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This Jacqueline Woodson 1 995 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award About the Story This is the story of 12-year-old Marie, a popular middle-class student from Chauncey, Ohio. Marie's world changes ...
Claire Gatrell Stephens, 2000
10
From the Hilltop
pants, if it hadn't been the '90s, those pants not yet cool, if they hadn't been so good for hiding things If Roy hadn't once loved Gloria, if Gloria hadn't been our mother; if Roy had taken us camping again, like he said he would, if it hadn't been ...
Toni Jensen, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HADN'T»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hadn't is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Robbie Lawler Would Have Lost Title If He Hadn't Finished Rory …
Robbie Lawler produced a remarkable comeback against Rory MacDonald in the co-main event of UFC 189 in Las Vegas last night to ... «Fight Of The Night, Jul 15»
2
"It might feel sad if I hadn't painted my eyelashes shut"
“It might feel sad if I hadn't just painted my eyelashes shut,” I say. “Crutches are knackering,” he sighs, limping stoically towards the table. «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
3
What if Jordan Spieth hadn't holed a terrible bunker shot two years …
You know the rest. But what if none of it had ever happened? What if a really bad bunker shot (Spieth's own admission) hadn't fallen? "The shot ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
4
Wasted Woes: I Wish I Hadn't Bought That
I wish someone would have told me that school supply shopping in college is very different from shopping for school supplies in high school. «University Press, Jul 15»
5
Footballer tried to get Argos refunds for tablet computers he hadn't
A promising footballer landed himself in court after attempting to get refunds for tablet computers he did not purchase. «expressandstar.com, Jul 15»
6
Cuban says he hadn't heard from Jordan since Tuesday night
In a message to fans Thursday, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he had not heard from DeAndre Jordan since Tuesday night. | David J. «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 15»
7
Three Things District Politicians Probably Wish They Hadn't Said …
Ditch your Donald Trump-brand power ties, LL readers: The Donald is out of style in the District after sliming Mexican immigrants. Del. Eleanor ... «Washington City Paper, Jul 15»
8
It Wouldn't Be a Tragedy If Found-Footage Horror 'The Gallows …
It Wouldn't Be a Tragedy If Found-Footage Horror 'The Gallows' Hadn't Been Found. A A. Facebook. Twitter. More shares. recommend; reddit ... «Village Voice, Jul 15»
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'I wish they hadn't given him a plea deal,' says grandmother of baby …
WHITE CLOUD, MI - The grieving grandmother of a 4-month-old girl whose body was found concealed in a crawlspace in her family's home ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
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Jane Seymour wishes she hadn't had wed Michael Attenborough …
Well aware that all four of her marriages have failed, actress Jane Seymour has decided to give some advice on the subject. The 64-year-old ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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