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ER

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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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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 3 definitions of ER in English:

Er

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symbol

  • The chemical element erbium.

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There are 3 definitions of ER in English:

er

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Pronunciation: /əː
 
, ə/

exclamation

  • Expressing hesitation: ‘Would you like some tea?’ ‘Er ... yes ... thank you.’
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    • 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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