how to pronounce ours


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the above transcription of ours is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ours is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ours in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in 1994 arthur danto proclaimed ours is …”

meanings of ours


  1. That which belongs to us; the possessive case of we, used without a following noun.

ours frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word ours occurs in english on average 22.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ours can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ours can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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