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yourpronoun

 us   /jʊər, jɔr, jər/
  • your pronoun (BELONGING TO YOU)

belonging to or connected with the person or people being spoken to; the possessive form of you: Is this your umbrella? Let’s take your car because it has more room than mine.
  • your pronoun (OF PEOPLE GENERALLY)

belonging to or connected with any person or people generally: Exercise is good for your health.
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yourdeterminer

uk   strong /jɔːr/ weak /r/  us   /jʊr/  //
  • your determiner (PERSON/PEOPLE ADDRESSED)

A1 belonging or relating to the person or group of people being spoken or written to: Is this your bag? It's not your fault. Your mother is driving me crazy. What's your problem?

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  • your determiner (PEOPLE GENERALLY)

B1 belonging or relating to people generally: Of course you want the best for your children. Garlic is good for your blood.
informal said before a typical example of something is given: This isn't your usual science fiction novel, but then Brinkworth isn't exactly your typical author.

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