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er1

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Pronunciation: /əː
 
, ə/

exclamation

Expressing hesitation: ‘Would you like some tea?’ ‘Er ... yes ... thank you.’
More example sentences
  • Er, your shoulder? said Arthur in a horrified whisper
  • So we were gulping down our pasta and I said: "Er, er, things could be…"

Origin

natural utterance: first recorded in English in the mid 19th century.

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symbol

The chemical element erbium.

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ER3

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Pronunciation: /iːˈɑː(r)
 
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abbreviation

1North American Emergency room.
1.1King Edward.
[from Latin Edwardus Rex]
1.2Queen Elizabeth.
[from Latin Elizabetha Regina]

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