from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- auxiliary v. The negative form of can1.
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- v. Can not ( = am/is/are unable to).
- v. Am/are/is forbidden or not permitted to
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Am, is, or are, not able; -- written either as one word or two.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A way of writing can not, due to the silencing in pronunciation of one of the n′ s.
He was not, however, awarded the WWE Championship because the title cannot change hands on a count-out.
The only thing that Obama can offer Hillary that Mccain cannot is VP, but I don't think she wants it unless she thinks it is for the party's sake.
If we considerpast practices and customs, however, the term cannot mean the typeof sweeping revisions of the Mass ritual and the alteration ofliturgical texts that we are now experiencing.
Second, the term cannot include rights that are not “fundamental.”
But even there the term cannot be traced back very
Leave of absence during the term cannot therefore be granted, except for the most urgent reasons.
But, although I rejoice in the fact, I cannot stand against the logic of the scholar who argues that the term cannot be defended upon scientific principles.
The term cannot be construed as meaning any of the following:
Also in this sense the term cannot be traced farther back than the eleventh century.
The methods and ideas of each rival are so different that the title cannot be accorded to both.