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English definition of “you-all”

you-all

pronoun (also y’all)    /juˈɔl, jəˈɔl, jɔl/ regional US
you: Do you-all want some coffee before you leave ? Note: You-all is a normal part of polite speech in the southeast of the US, and usually refers to more than one person.
(Definition of you-all pronoun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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