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determiner strongyour pronunciation in British English /jɔː(r)/ weakyour pronunciation in British English /jə(r)/
Your is a possessive determiner (followed by a noun), being a possessive form of you.
  1. 1
    used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with the person or people you are talking or writing to
    You never really talk to your parents, do you?
    What’s your address?
    We need your help.
    Go to your room!
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  2. 2
    used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with people in general
    The centre can provide help when you’ve lost your job.
    You never forget your first kiss.
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  3. 3
    informal used for showing that something is a typical or normal example of its type
    The National Television Awards is your typical glitzy event.
    This group is better than your average pop band.
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