how to pronounce our


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the above transcription of our 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.

our is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of our in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… my body as well our cells able to do …”

meanings of our


  1. Used before a person's name to indicate that the person is in one's family, or is a very close friend.
  2. Of, from, or belonging to the nation, region, or language of the speaker.
  3. Belonging to us.


  1. Misspelling of are.

our frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word our occurs in english on average 950.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics our 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 our can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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