isn't

isn't(
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A contraction is a shortened form of a word or group of words made by omitting a sound or letter (e.g. don't).
contraction
1. (is not; used to express a permanent quality)
a. no es
Isn't your mom a lawyer?¿Tu madre no es abogada?
2. (is not; used to express a temporary state)
a. no está
Tim isn't home, I'm afraid.Lo siento pero Tim no está en casa.
3. (is not; in question tags)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It's all going to be ok, isn't it?Todo va a salir bien, ¿verdad?
Ms. Matthews is a brilliant teacher, isn't she?La señorita Matthews es una profesora estupenda, ¿no?
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isn't
isn't [ˈɪznt]
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is not
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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