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[weev] /wiv/
contraction of we have:
We've been here for an hour.
Usage note Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for we've
  • Over the past three years, we've seen the destructive impact of oil.
  • we've had to completely automate our factories to meet the tremendous demand.
  • we've done a number of entries on overused words and clichés.
  • They know government is on a morbid obesity diet and we've got to rein in the spending.
  • We're back to town again, my dear, and we've a dance tonight.
  • we've no right to lie to other people or to ourselves.
  • we've got his straw mattress, and we're going to make a bonfire of it.
  • we've grown used to having everything ready-made, to walking on crutches, to having our food chewed for us.
  • we've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way.
  • we've flavored dishes for every course of the meal with this exquisitely mouth-puckering citrus.
British Dictionary definitions for we've


we have
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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