Definition of ours in English:

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Pronunciation: /aʊəz/

possessive pronoun

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker and one or more other people previously mentioned or easily identified: ours was the ugliest house on the block this chat of ours is strictly between us
More example sentences
  • In contrast to every previous encounter of ours, I sober up as we catch up into the early hours.
  • We need to hear from all of you who feel that this town of ours is worth the effort.
  • Our freedom to use what is ours is being taken away from us unless we dance to their tune and pay up.


There is no need for an apostrophe: the spelling should be ours not our’s.

Words that rhyme with ours

Bowers, Flowers, Powers, Towers

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ours

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