hers

[ hurz ]
/ hɜrz /

pronoun

a form of the possessive case of she used as a predicate adjective: The red umbrella is hers. Are you a friend of hers?
that or those belonging to her: Hers is the biggest garden on the block. Hers are the yellow ones.

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Origin of hers

1300–50; Middle English hirs, equivalent to hireher + -s's1
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British Dictionary definitions for hers

hers
/ (hɜːz) /

pronoun

something or someone belonging to or associated with herhers is the nicest dress; that cat is hers
of hers belonging to or associated with her

Word Origin for hers

C14 hires; see her
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