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English definition of “yours”

yours

pronoun uk   /jɔːz/ us    /jʊrz/

yours pronoun (PERSON/PEOPLE ADDRESSED)

A2 the one(s) belonging to or connected with the person or group of people being spoken or written to: Is this pen yours? Unfortunately my legs aren't as long as yours. I've got something of yours (= that belongs to you). Yours is the room on the top floor, on the left.Possessive forms B1 used at the beginning of some phrases written at the end of a letter, before giving a name: Yours, JackUK Yours faithfully/sincerely, K. Maxwell.Written greetingsLetters, notes and cards

yours pronoun (PEOPLE GENERALLY)

used to show that something belongs to or is connected with people generally: Other people's children always seem to be better behaved than yours.Possessive forms
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