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yours

[ yoorz, yawrz, yohrz ]
/ yʊərz, yɔrz, yoʊrz /
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pronoun
(a form of the possessive case of you used as a predicate adjective): Which cup is yours? Is she a friend of yours?
that which belongs to you: Yours was the first face I recognized.
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Origin of yours

1250–1300; Middle English, equivalent to your + -s, as in his
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British Dictionary definitions for yours

yours
/ (jɔːz, jʊəz) /

pronoun
something or someone belonging to or associated in some way with youI've eaten yours
your familygreetings to you and yours
used in conventional closing phrases at the end of a letteryours sincerely; yours faithfully
of yours belonging to or associated with you
what's yours? jocular what would you like to drink?
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