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our

Class:

determiner | adjective

Etymology:

Old English ure "of us", genitive plural of the first person pronoun, from...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

our | -our

of, belonging to, or associated in some way with us, | belonging to or associated with all people or people in general | a formal word for "my" used ... (27 of 506 words, 6 definitions, 16 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/our

Oxford Dictionary:

our

belonging to or associated with the speaker and one or more other people previously mentioned or easily identified | belonging to or associated with ... (23 of 140 words, 4 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/our

Wiktionary:

our

[attributive] Belonging to us. | Of, from, or belonging to the nation, region, or language of the speaker. | [northern England, Scottish] used before a person's name to indicate that the person is in one's family, or is a very close friend. (40 of 132 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/our

Macmillan British Dictionary:

our

belonging to or connected with you and the group that you are a part of, when you are the person speaking or writing | [spoken] sometimes used by ... (27 of 110 words, 2 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/our

Merriam-Webster:

our

of or relating to us or ourselves or ourself especially as possessors or possessor, agents or agent, or objects or object of an action (24 of 87 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/our

Wikipedia:

Our [disambiguation]

may refer to: Our (river), in Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany | Our, Jura, a commune in France | Ours (disambiguation) (18 of 78 words, 3 definitions)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

our

of or belonging to us (5 of 43 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/our

Random House Dictionary:

our | -our

(a form of the possessive case of "we" used as an attributive adjective). | "-our" : [British] : variation of "-or" [entry 1]. (22 of 42 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/our

American Heritage Dictionary:

our

Used as a modifier before a noun (7 of 31 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/our

New World Dictionary:

our

of, belonging to, made by, or done by us (9 of 30 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/our

Encarta Dictionary:

our

indicates that something belongs to or is associated with the speaker or ... | indicates that something belongs to or is associated with people in ... (24 of 127 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861635720​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

our

Origin: Old English ure "of us", genitive plural of the first person pronoun, from Proto-Germanic *ons (compare Old Saxon usa, Old ... (20 of 69 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=our

Wiktionary:

our

Origin: Middle English oure, from Old English ūre, ūser ("our"), from Proto-Germanic *unseraz ("of us, our"), from Proto-Indo-European *no-s-ero- ("our"). Cognate with West Frisian ús ("our"), Low German uns ... (28 of 38 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/our

Collins Dictionary:

our | -our

Origin: Old English ūre (genitive plural), from us; related to Old French, Old Saxon ūser, Old High German unsēr, Gothic unsara | ... (20 of 29 etymology words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/our

Merriam-Webster:

our

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English oure, from Old English ūre; akin to Old High German unsēr our, Old English ūs us

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/our

New World Dictionary:

our

Origin: Middle English ure from Old English ure, earlier user, generally of us (see "us"), akin to German unser

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/our

American Heritage Dictionary:

our

Origin: Middle English, from Old English ūre; see nes- [entry 2] in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/our

Oxford Dictionary:

our

Origin: Old English ūre, of Germanic origin; related to "us" and German unser

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/our

Encarta Dictionary:

our

Origin: Old English ūre "of us", genitive plural of we

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861635720​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

our

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "our"

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Collins Dictionary:

our | -our

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "our"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/our

Macmillan British Dictionary:

our

Audio: British English pronunciation of "our"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/our

Macmillan American Dictionary:

our

Audio: North American pronunciation of "our"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/our

Cambridge Dictionary:

our

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "our"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "our"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/our

the Free Dictionary:

our

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "our"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "our" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

our

Audio: English pronunciation of "our"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

YourDictionary Audio:

our

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "our" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

Our

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Our" by speech synthesizer

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