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ours

pronoun uk   /aʊəz/ /ɑːz/ us    /aʊɚz/
A2 the one(s) belonging to or connected with the person who is speaking and one or more other people: Which table is ours? He's a cousin of ours. Ours is the red car parked over there. Ours is a huge country.
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in Korean 우리의 것…
in Arabic لَنا…
in Portuguese nosso, -a…
in Catalan (el) nostre…
in Japanese 私たちのもの(”we” の所有代名詞)…
in Italian (il) nostro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 我們的…
in Russian наш, наша, наше…
in Turkish bizimki, bizimkiler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 我们的…
in Polish nasz…
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