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"Negation" is the process that turns an affirmative statement into its opposite denial.

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"Not" isn't needed after the why in the example question. The reason for this is that you have already given a reason for the why - "If not, why" the "If not" part being the question opener, you simp …
answered Jan 25 '13 by Liam W
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Nope is used informally, normally during chat where you want to give a quick, fluid answer to a question without halting it like 'No' would. They both mean the same thing, and 'Nope' is very rarely w …
answered Jan 23 '13 by Liam W