our
Pronunciation
(British)
  • enPR: ouə, IPA: /ˈaʊə(ɹ)/ or (with triphthong smoothing) IPA: /ɑː(ɹ)/
(America)
(Australia)
Determiner
  1. Belonging to us.
    • 2008, Mike Knudson & Steve Wilkinson, Raymond and Graham Rule the School
      Paying no attention to Lizzy, Mrs. Gibson began calling out our names in alphabetical order.
  2. Of, from, or belonging to the nation, region, or language of the speaker.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page viii:
      Thirdly, I continue to attempt to interdigitate the taxa in our flora with taxa of the remainder of the world.
  3. (Northern England, Scotland) Used before a person's name to indicate that the person is in one's family, or is a very close friend.
    I'm going to see our Terry for tea.
Translations Verb
  1. Misspelling of are



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