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don

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dondon1 /dɒn $ dɑːn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 SEC British English a university teacher, especially one who teaches at the universities of Oxford or Cambridge2 informal the leader of a Mafia organization
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don• He was the son of a Cambridge don.
dondon2 verb (donned, donning) [transitive] literary 🔊 🔊 DCCPUT ON CLOTHESto put on a hat, coat etc→ See Verb table
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don• But the women of Zurich donned armour, marched to the Lindenhof and manned the battlements.
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Verb table
don
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydon
he, she, itdons
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydonned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave donned
he, she, ithas donned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad donned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill don
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have donned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam donning
he, she, itis donning
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you, we, theyare donning
Past
I, he, she, itwas donning
you, we, theywere donning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been donning
he, she, ithas been donning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been donning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be donning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been donning
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