Definition of your determiner from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//jɔː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//jʊr//
    ; BrE weak form BrE//jə(r)//
    ; NAmE weak form NAmE//jər//
    (the possessive form of you)
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  1. 1  of 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. 2  of 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 somebody/something is well known or often talked about This is your typical English pub. (ironic, disapproving) You and your bright ideas!
  4. 4Your used in some titles, especially those of royal people Your Majesty Your Excellency
  5. Word OriginOld English ēower, genitive of (see the pronoun ye), of Germanic origin; related to German euer.
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