contr. is not.

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— used as a contraction of is not

This isn't the way I expected it to be.

She isn't coming to dinner.

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isn't [isn't] [ˈɪznt] [ˈɪznt] short form
is not

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colloq. form of is not.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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