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Definition of wont adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wont

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adjective
BrE BrE//wəʊnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɔːnt//
 
 
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[not before noun] wont (to do something) (old-fashioned, formal) in the habit of doing something synonym accustomed He was wont to fall asleep after supper. Word Origin Old English gewunod, past participle of wunian, ‘dwell, be accustomed’, of Germanic origin.
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