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aw

[ aw ]
/ ɔ /
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interjection
(used to express protest, disbelief, disgust, or commiseration.)
(used to express sentimental or sugary approval.)
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Origin of aw

First recorded in 1850–55

Other definitions for aw (2 of 3)

AW

Articles of War.

Other definitions for aw (3 of 3)

a.w.

or aw


abbreviation
actual weight.
(in shipping) all water.
atomic weight.
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British Dictionary definitions for aw (1 of 3)

aw1
/ (ɔː) /

determiner
Scot a variant spelling of a'

British Dictionary definitions for aw (2 of 3)

aw2
/ (ɔː) /

interjection
informal, mainly US an expression of disapproval, commiseration, or appeal

British Dictionary definitions for aw (3 of 3)

aw3

the internet domain name for
Aruba
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