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"uh" in British English

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uhexclamation

uk   /ɜː/ /ʌ/  us   /ɜː/  /ʌ/
used in writing to represent the sound that people sometimes make when they are thinking what to say next: It's not too far - it's about, uh, five miles from here.
(Definition of uh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"uh" in American English

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uhexclamation

 us   /ʌ, ə/ (also um,  /ʌm, əm/ )
the written form of the sound people sometimes make when they pause in speaking, thinking of what to say next or how to say it: I try not to, uh, rely on my parents.
(Definition of uh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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