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English definition of “yours”

yours

pronoun (PERSON/PEOPLE ADDRESSED)    /jɔːz/ US  /jʊrz/
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, Jack UK Yours faithfully / sincerely , K. Maxwell.Written greetingsLetters, notes and cards Grammar:Pronouns: possessive (my, mine, your, yours, etc.)We use pronouns to refer to possession and ‘belonging’. There are two types: possessive pronouns and possessive determiners. We use possessive determiners before a noun. We use possessive pronouns in place of a noun:
(Definition of yours pronoun (PERSON/PEOPLE ADDRESSED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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