Meaning of “who've” in the English Dictionary

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"who've" in British English

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uk /huːv/ us /huːv/

short form of who have:

Who've you asked so far?

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  • Who've you asked to your party?
  • They're the ones who've already taken the exam.
  • Who've you talked to already?
  • There are some boys who've done a lot of the tidying up.
  • There are people who've lived here for years.

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

"who’ve" in American English

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us /huv/

contraction of who have:

I know people who’ve found homes on the Internet.

(Definition of “who’ve” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)