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pronoun ours pronunciation in American English /aʊrz/
Ours is a possessive pronoun, being a possessive form of we. It can refer to a singular or plural noun, and it can be the subject, object, or complement of a verb or the object of a preposition: China's economy is very different from ours. ♦ Their chairs may have cost more, but ours are more comfortable.
 
  1. used for referring to something that belongs to or is connected with you and the group that you are a part of, when you are the person speaking or writing

    Ours is the third house on the left.

    If you don't have a grill, you can borrow ours.

    These are someone else's seats – those must be ours over there.

    Your system is completely different from ours.

    of ours:

    this great country of ours

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