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[weer] /wɪər/
contraction of we are:
We're happy to see you.
Can be confused
we're, were, where.
Usage note Unabridged
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  • We've heard the tired knocks against us, that we're snobs, smugly celebrating our seasonal supremacy.
  • And now we're sharing their secrets, adapted to the home kitchen, with you.
  • And we're not talking stuff-in-your-purse toy dogs either.
  • we're excited to hear about your interest in the chancellor position.
  • we're an active campus where our students, faculty and staff make all the difference.
  • On my campus we're in the middle of the second full week of the semester.
  • we're not easily swayed, overly emotional, or wildly inconsistent.
  • In academia, we're all smart and all well-credentialed.
  • Too bad she will devour anything made of leather, if we're not watching.
  • But if we're getting married soon he doesn't want the long-distance.
British Dictionary definitions for we're


we are
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