Meaning of “ha” in the English Dictionary

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"ha" in British English

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haexclamation

also hah uk /hɑː/ // us /hɑː/ //

used to express satisfaction that something bad has happened to someone who deserved it, or to show that you have succeeded in something:

He left her? Ha! That'll teach her to go chasing other women's husbands!
Ha! So I am right after all!

(Definition of “ha” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ha" in American English

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haexclamation

also hah us //

used to express surprise, interest, or victory:

Ha! So you see I was right after all!

(Definition of “ha” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ha" in Business English

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hanoun

uk us MEASURES

written abbreviation for hectare: a unit for measuring the area of something, equal to 10,000 square metres

(Definition of “ha” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)