haven't

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\ ˈha-vənt How to pronounce haven't (audio) , ˈha-bᵊm(t) \

Definition of haven't

: have not haven't heard the news

First Known Use of haven't

1777, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of haven't was in 1777

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“Haven't.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haven%27t. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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haven't

\ ˈha-vənt How to pronounce haven't (audio) \

Kids Definition of haven't

: have not

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