Meaning of “you've” in the English Dictionary

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"you've" in British English

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you've

uk strong /juːv/ weak /jəv/ us strong /juːv/ weak /jəv/

short form of you have:

You've dropped something.

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

"you’ve" in American English

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you’ve

us /juv, jəv/

contraction of you have:

You’ve told me that story at least twice before.

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