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Meaning of “yo” in the English Dictionary

"yo" in British English

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yoexclamation

uk   /jəʊ/  us   /joʊ/ slang
used as an ​informalgreeting between ​people who ​know each other or as an ​expression of ​approval: "Yo, Mickie! How's things?"
(Definition of yo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"yo" in American English

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yoexclamation

 us   /joʊ/ infml
used as a ​spokengreeting, or to get someone's ​attention: Yo, ​check it out!
(Definition of yo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “yo”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用作非正式招呼语或表示赞同)哟…
in Turkish ooo, buyrun…
in Russian эй! привет!…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用作非正式招呼語或表示贊同)喲…
in Polish hej…
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