hour

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hour is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
hour

Pronunciation[change]

  • (RP & Australia) enPR: ouə(r), IPA: /aʊə(ɹ)/, SAMPA: /aU@(r)/
  • (US & Canada) enPR: our, IPA: /aʊɹ/ or /aʊɚ/, SAMPA: /aUr/
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Homophones[change]

  • our (depending on accent)

Noun[change]

Singular
hour

Plural
hours

  1. (uncountable) A measure of time, equal to 60 minutes.
    There are 60 minutes in one hour.
    There are 24 hours in one day.

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