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わけではない
wakedehanai
JLPT N2
Edit  dc
Meaning
It does not (necessarily) mean that 〜; I don't mean that 〜; It is not (true) that 〜; It is not the case that 〜
It doesn't necessarily mean he understood.
Edit  dc
Formation
See also
Phrases
ぜんぜんみこみがないわけではないが、あまりきたいはしないほうがいいでしょう
it does not mean that there is no hope, but you'd better not expect too much
Edit  #571 dc
あいつはばかというわけではないがそれにしても、やってることはどうかなあ。
While I am not saying he is stupid, I have my doubts when I look at what he is actually doing.
Edit  #3182 bamboo4
せかいじゅうのひとがおなじげんごをはなすわけではないので、げんざい、ほんやくにおおくのどりょくがついやされている。
Because people in the world don't speak the same language, much effort is now devoted to translation.
Edit  #4195 Miki
あのおとこしかいないわけではないよ。
He is not the only pebble on the beach.
Edit  #4196 Miki
あれはまったくあやまりというわけではない。
That is not altogether false.
Edit  #4197 Miki
きょうはとりわけあついというわけではない。
It is not especially hot today.
Edit  #4198 Miki
このきそくはあらゆるばあいにてきようされるわけではない。
This rule can not be applied to every case.
Edit  #4199 Miki
これらのたまごがぜんぶしんせんというわけではない。
It is not that all these eggs are fresh.
Edit  #4200 Miki, bamboo4
すべてのひとがわかいころのゆめをじつげんできるわけではない。
Not everyone can realize the dreams of his youth.
Edit  #4201 Miki
しりあいになれてうれしくないってわけじゃないんだよ。
It's not that I'm not happy to meet you.
Edit  #6444 xabre24
にんげんははたらくためにうまれてきたわけではない。
It's not true that people were born in order to work.
Edit  #6494 rubyhatchet
たいいんしましたが、びょうきがなおってたいいんしたわけではないんです。
I was discharged from the hospital, but it doesn't mean I was cured and discharged.
Edit  #6495 rubyhatchet
つゆにはあめがふるけれど、ザーザーつよくふるわけではありません。
It rains during the rainy season, but it doesn't necessarily rain hard.
Edit  #6496 rubyhatchet
すべてがわたしのせきにんというわけではありません。
That is not altogether my fault.
Edit  #8516 karekano
かのじょはかならずしもすべてのしつもんにこたえたわけではない。
She did not answer all the questions.
Edit  #8517 karekano
きむがすべてというわけではない。
Money isn`t everything.
Edit  #8518 karekano
そのかいはとくにしゅっせきがよいわけではなかった。
The meeting was not particularly well attended.
Edit  #8519 karekano
Discussion and comments
-> negates what one would generally conclude from the previous statements or situation
=it does not (necessarily)mean that~; it does not (necessarily) follow that~
deeana
*わけではない sentences and their context (whether before or after) are often connected by conjunctions like が and しかし.

FORMATION:
いA + わけではない
なA + な + わけではない
V(plain form) + わけではない
rubyhatchet
Used similarly to "That's not to say that ___"
Amatuka
I read manga for practice, and this phrase appears frequently in some form or another. I see it frequently when there has been some form of a misunderstanding (そういう訳じゃない、よ!)
LittleFish
that might be the opposite of という訳で (for that reason) but also used for summing up meetings. See [wake]
dc
Also you can say, というわけではありません
I feel わけではない is heavier maybe becuase it clearly denied with ない.
Miki
#4195 This わけではない is different usage.
Miki
This is 2kyuu
Bakurosareta
Grade corrected
teska