Meaning of “hers” in the English Dictionary

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"hers" in British English

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uk /hɜːz/ us /hɝːz/

A2 the one(s) belonging to or connected with a woman, girl, or female animal that has been mentioned or is known about:

Nicky and I both have red hair but hers is lighter than mine.
"Do you know Tina?" "Yes, I'm a friend of hers."
Hers is the big house on the corner.

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

"hers" in American English

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us /hɜrz/ female

belonging to the person mentioned, or that which belongs to her:

I’ve been a friend of hers for years.
Hers is the second house.

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