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American English: /ðɛrz/
British English: /ðɛːz/
, /ðəz/
  • 1.1
    there is
    Example sentences
    • 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?
    there has
    Example sentences
    • That must have been the one time there's been life down in that end of the town in God knows how long.
    • In the first two days there's been some amount of damage done.
    • There's been a mistake.

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    Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
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