you're

contraction
\ yər, ˈyu̇r How to pronounce you're (audio) , ˈyȯr How to pronounce you're (audio) , ˈyü-ər How to pronounce you're (audio) \

Definition of you're

: you are

First Known Use of you're

circa 1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of you're was circa 1590

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“You're.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/you%27re. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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you're

\ yər How to pronounce you're (audio) , ˈyu̇r, ˈyȯr \

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