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English definition of “you know”

you know

(also y'know)
infml used as a pause while speaking or while thinking of what to say next or how to say it: She was cleaning the house , you know , when the phone rang . you know infml Some people say you know or (also y'know) at the end of a statement to make sure the person they are talking to understands : It didn’t have to happen that way, you know ?
(Definition of you know from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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