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pronoun uk   strong /hɜːr/ us    /hɝː/ weak /r/ /ər/  //  /ɚ/
A1 used, usually as the object of a verb or preposition, to refer to a woman, girl, or female animal that has just been mentioned or is just about to be mentioned: If your sister's around, bring her too. I gave her the letter. She's a beautiful horse - how long have you had her?
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used to refer to a country, a boat, or a car: God bless this ship and all who sail in her.
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