Incorrect spelling, explanation: this form is based on the pronunciation, but is not correct, because if it was it would suggest that the base word was dose not does. First of all, the meaning of
dosen’t would be different, and second – most regular verbs in English do not contract in that way.
Correct spelling, explanation: doesn’t is a shortened form of does not. In cases of similar contractions (don’t, isn’t), the base verb is usually unchanged, and the only thing that changes is that the o in not becomes an apostrophe and becomes silent.
Definition of doesn’t:
1. A negation of an action; a shortened version of does not.
It doesn’t matter what you say, I’m going to go there anyway.
She doesn’t have enough humility to admit that she was wrong.
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