oughtn't

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Definition of oughtn't

: ought not

First Known Use of oughtn't

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Oughtn't.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oughtn%27t. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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