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[yoo r; unstressed yer]
  1. contraction of you are: You're certain that's right?
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Can be confusedyore your you're

Usage note

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Examples from the Web for youre

Historical Examples

  • Youre honour is concerned in it, and the honour of all youre familly.

    Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson

  • Mademoiselle, he began, then had to laugh himself, and said: Youre a case!

  • Tell me where you live and Ill tell you what youre worth, says an old adage.

  • Oh—Miss Loveydear comforted her—thats because youre so young.

  • Youre a fat bit, and youll taste just as tender and juicy by any name.

British Dictionary definitions for youre


contraction of
  1. you are
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