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let's

[ lets ]
/ lɛts /
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contraction of let us.

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH let's

least, lest, let's
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British Dictionary definitions for let's (1 of 2)

let's
/ (lɛts) /

contraction of

let us: used to express a suggestion, command, etc, by the speaker to himself and his hearers

British Dictionary definitions for let's (2 of 2)

LETS
/ (lɛts) /

n acronym for

Local Exchange and Trading System: an economic system in which members of a community exchange goods and services using a cashless local currency
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