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used for giving a negative answer to something that someone asks or offers you
used for saying no or for refusing permission in a strong clear way
used as a way of emphasizing a negative statement
used for saying “no” very definitely in answer to a question
used for saying “no” without being very definite
used to say in a strong and definite way that something must not happen or be done
used for saying that you will definitely not do something or that something will definitely not happen
used for saying that something is not possible, especially when someone asks you for something
used for making a sentence, expression, or word negative
in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
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an electric skateboard
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Free thesaurus definition of ways of saying no from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.