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those

[ thohz ]
/ ðoʊz /
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pronoun, adjective
plural of that.

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Origin of those

1300–50; Middle English those, thoos, thas(e), variant of tho (Middle English, Old English thā), plural of that, by association with Middle English thees, thas(e) (Old English thās), plural of this
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British Dictionary definitions for those

those
/ (ðəʊz) /

determiner
the form of that used before a plural noun

Word Origin for those

Old English thās, plural of this
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Other Idioms and Phrases with those

those

see just one of those things; one of those days.

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