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  1. Don't

    Don't Start Now is a song recorded by English singer Dua Lipa, released as the lead single from her upcoming second studio album, Future Nostalgia (2020). The song was written by Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren, its producer Ian Kirkpatrick and Lipa, who chose "Don't Start Now" as the "natural first song choice" from Future Nostalgia to allow her to start a new chapter in her life. It was then released on 1 November 2019 through Warner Records on digital platforms globally and contemporary hit radio in the United Kingdom. The song impacted the same format in the United States on 5 November. "Don't Start Now" is a nu-disco song with influences of Eurodance. The lyrics of the song involve Lipa addressing an ex-lover about moving on from a relationship. Upon its release, "Don't Start Now" received favourable reviews from music critics, with many complimenting the disco influences and Lipa's vocals. The song was a commercial success, topping the charts in Croatia, Israel and Ireland, her fourth number one in the latter country. "Don't Start Now" also reached the top ten in numerous countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Slovenia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It became her seventh top 10 entry on the UK Singles Chart and her second highest top 40 entry on the US Billboard Hot 100, currently peaking at number 21. "Don't Start Now" was certified gold in Brazil, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, and the United Kingdom.


  1. don't

    "don't" is a contraction of the words "do not," used to convey a negative action or prohibition. It is typically used to advise against doing something or to express a refusal or disagreement.

  2. Don't

    The term "don't" is a contraction of the words "do not." It implies the prohibition or negative aspect of an action, indicating that someone should refrain from doing a specific thing or behaving in a certain way.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Don't

    dōnt. For do not.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of don't in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of don't in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of don't in a Sentence

  1. Renae A. Sauter:

    When I am centered on love I don’t need to be better than you. I don’t need you to like me. I don’t need to be rich. I don’t even need to be extraordinary. When I am centered on love who I am and where I am at is enough

  2. Naheed Nenshi:

    You have every right to be an idiot. What you don't have the right to do is you don't have the right to harass shopkeepers, you don't have the right to scare people away from downtown and from those stores at their busiest time of year, and you don't have the right to expose your children to this. This is flagrant behaviour that puts other people at risk … we [city Council] have far better things we should be doing with our time than dealing with these people [CoVID-19 anti-mask protestors].

  3. Jeff Kravitz/MTV:

    Absolutely nothing. I don't know. He showed up, and I don't know. I don't know the guy, nothing happened with me, I only fight real fighters, people that actually fight, you know what I mean. I certainly don't fight little vanilla boy rappers. I don't even know the guy. I don't know anything about him, except that he's with Megan Fox.

  4. Jessica Ilunga:

    It means at times they don't change gloves or don't use single-use ones or simply they don't use gloves at all, they don't sterilize their equipment, and they don't decontaminate beds, and they don't change sheets.

  5. Rosalynn Carter:

    You must accept that you might fail then, if you do your best and still don't win, at least you can be satisfied that you've tried. If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, and you don't branch out, you don't try-you don't take the risk.

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