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determiner uk   /aʊər/ /ɑːr/  us   /aʊɚ/
A1 of or belonging to us: We bought our house several years ago. He walked off and left us on our own. Drugs are one of the greatest threats in our society. There's no point in our buying a new car this year.
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Translations of “our”
in Arabic لَنا…
in Korean 우리의…
in Malaysian kami…
in French notre…
in Turkish bizim, bizlerin…
in Italian nostro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 我們的…
in Russian наш, наша, наше…
in Polish nasz, swój…
in Vietnamese của chúng ta…
in Spanish nuestro, nuestra…
in Portuguese nosso…
in Thai ของเรา…
in German unser…
in Catalan el nostre…
in Japanese 私たちの(”we” の所有格)…
in Indonesian milik kami…
in Chinese (Simplified) 我们的…
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