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aye

adverb uk   us   // mainly UK
another word for "yes": "Would you prefer not to work?" "Oh aye, I'd stop tomorrow if I could." All those who support this proposal say "Aye".

aye

noun [C] uk   us   //
a vote to support a suggestion, idea, law, etc., or a person who votes "yes": The ayes have it (= the people who voted "yes" have won).
Translations of “aye”
in Vietnamese nhất trí…
in Spanish Sí…
in Thai ใช่…
in Malaysian ya…
in Chinese (Traditional) yes 的另一種說法…
in Indonesian ya…
in Russian да…
in Turkish daha çok İskoçya ve İngiltere'nin kuzeyinde kullanılan 'evet' anlamında sözcük…
in Chinese (Simplified) yes 的另一种说法…
in Polish tak…
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