American English

Definition of your determiner from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//yɔr//
    , NAmE//yʊr//
    (the possessive form of you)
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  1. 1of or belonging to the person or people being spoken or written to I like your dress. Excuse me, is this your seat? The bank is on your right.
  2. 2of or belonging to people in general Dentists advise you to have your teeth checked every six months. In Japan you are taught great respect for your elders.
  3. 3(informal) used to show that someone or something is well known or often talked about This is your typical dive bar. (ironic) (disapproving) You and your bright ideas!
  4. 4Your used in some titles, especially those of royal people Your Majesty Your Excellency
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: your