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of course not

Definition of of course not

  1. —used informally to say no in a way that shows one is very definite <“Are you angry with me for being late?” “Of course not!”> <“Did you take the money?” “Of course not!”>



Word by Word Definitions

courseplay
  1. :  the act or action of moving in a path from point to point

    :  the path over which something moves or extends: as

    :  racecourse

  1. :  to follow close upon :  pursue

    :  to hunt or pursue (game) with hounds

    :  to cause (dogs) to run (as after game)


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