Definition of there's in English:

there's

Syllabification: there's
Pronunciation: /T͟He(ə)rz
 
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  • 1There is: there’s nothing there
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    • One is that there's a whole body of diseases that we tend to call autoimmune diseases.
    • I could say it would be nice to see a woman in the top job but there's no guarantee she'd be ideal.
    • Surely there's some sort of reality game show where I can win a prize to get this fixed?
  • 1.1 informal , chiefly British Used to make a request or express approval of an action in a patronizing manner: make a cup of tea, there’s a good girl
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    • Do try to keep up, there's a good chap.
    • Now, get back in your playpen and leave us grown-ups in peace, there's a good boy.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody