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"uh-huh" in British English

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uh-huhexclamation

uk   /ʌˈhʌ/ /ˈʌ.hʌ/  us   /ʌˈhʌ/  /ˈʌ.hʌ/ informal
used in writing to represent the sound that people sometimes make in order to agree with or show understanding of something that has just been said: "Did you hear what I just said?" "Uh-huh." "You know that strange guy we saw yesterday?" "Uh-huh." "I'll be back a little late because I have to stop at the shops." "Uh-huh."
(Definition of uh-huh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"uh-huh" in American English

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uh-huhexclamation

 us   /ˌʌ̃ˈhʌ̃, ˌʌˈhʌ, ˈəm·həm/ infml
said to express agreement to what has just been said, or to mean yes: "Did you hear what I said?" "Uh-huh."
(Definition of uh-huh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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