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Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.
Glenn Beck

Meaning of "we've" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WE'VE

we've  [wiːv] play
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WHAT DOES WE'VE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Contraction (grammar)

A contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters. In traditional grammar, contraction can denote the formation of a new word from one word or a group of words, for example, by elision. This often occurs in rendering a common sequence of words or, as in French, in maintaining a flowing sound. In linguistic analysis, contractions should not be confused with abbreviations or acronyms, with which they share some semantic and phonetic functions, though all three are connoted by the term "abbreviation" in loose parlance. Contraction is also distinguished from clipping, where beginnings and endings are omitted.

Definition of we've in the English dictionary

The definition of we've in the dictionary is we have.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WE'VE


achieve
əˈtʃiːv
believe
bɪˈliːv
breve
briːv
conceive
kənˈsiːv
deceive
dɪˈsiːv
eve
iːv
grieve
ɡriːv
half-sleeve
ˈhɑːfˌsliːv
leave
liːv
leve
liːv
naive
naɪˈiːv
nieve
niːv
perceive
pəˈsiːv
receive
rɪˈsiːv
reeve
riːv
relieve
rɪˈliːv
retrieve
rɪˈtriːv
sleeve
sliːv
vive
viːv
weave
wiːv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WE'VE

we
we´d
we´ll
we´re
WEA
weak
weak force
weak interaction
weak link
weak nuclear force
weak nuclear interaction
weak point
weak sister
weak spot
weak verb
weak-kneed
weak-kneedly
weak-kneedness
weak-minded
weak-mindedly

WORDS THAT END LIKE WE'VE

a cut above
above
active
Algarve
alive
alternative
archive
arrive
automotive
ave
could´ve
I´d´ve
I´ve
might´ve
must´ve
should´ve
they´ve
who´ve
would´ve
you´ve

Synonyms and antonyms of we've in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «we've» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WE'VE

Find out the translation of we've to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of we've from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «we've» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

我们已经
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hemos
570 millions of speakers

English

we´ve
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हम है
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قمنا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мы в
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

temos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আমাদের আছে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nous avons
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kami sudah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wir haben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

私たちはき
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우리는 했습니다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kita wis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chúng tôi đã
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாங்க ´ve
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आम्ही केले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

biz ettik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abbiamo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mamy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ми в
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ne-am
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έχουμε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ons het
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vi har
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vi har
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of we've

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WE'VE»

The term «we've» is very widely used and occupies the 3.408 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WE'VE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about we've

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10 QUOTES WITH «WE'VE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word we've.
1
Mitch Albom
Detroit is a place where we've had it pretty tough. But there is a generosity here and a well of kindness that goes deep.
2
Nicole Appleton
We've going to bring back thighs. Enough of these size zeros. Thighs, and back fat, and over-the-belt fat, it's all got to come back again, and we're the ones to do it.
3
Will Arnett
But since day one, we've always been kinda up against it. So at the end, it's not surprising that we were kind of led along for so many months and didn't know what the fate of the show was gonna be. It was... in a weird way, just kind of that was the way it's always been.
4
John Ashcroft
We've got to understand that the whole nature of the way American democracy guards its freedom has been changed.
5
Jane Asher
I'm not advocating we should all be back in the kitchen and cooking all the time, because life's too short and we've got more interesting things to do. But to rediscover the intense pleasure of making a cake and putting it down on the table is ridiculously satisfying, out of all proportion to the work.
6
Steve Ballmer
What we've gone through in the last several years has caused some people to question 'Can we trust Microsoft?'
7
Glenn Beck
Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.
8
Martha Beck
Realizing that we've surrendered our self-esteem to others and choosing to be accountable for our own self-worth would mean absorbing the terrifying fact that we're always vulnerable to pain and loss.
9
Lauren Bowles
My husband and I oddly have worked together a couple of times. We did a 'Veronica Mars' episode together. We didn't work together, but we were both in 'Ghost World.' We had a theater company in L.A., for a bunch of years. So, we've worked together a fair amount, and it's always just great fun.
10
Donald Bren
My ultimate dream is for the Irvine Ranch to be known and celebrated as much for the outstanding communities we've planned and built as it is for what is not developed. The beneficiary being the 50,000 acres of undeveloped land that is now permanently preserved and conserved as Open Space and parklands.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WE'VE»

Discover the use of we've in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to we've and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Discusses the events of the four thousand African American students who marched to jail to secure their freedom in May 1963.
Cynthia Levinson, 2012
2
We've Never Been Alone: A History of Extraterrestrial ...
In fact, they may have provided the impetus for modern civilization. Paul Von Ward investigates why modern science and religion refuse to address the possibility that humans interact with Advanced Beings (ABs).
Paul Von Ward, 2011
3
We've Got Blog: How Weblogs Are Changing Our Culture
We've Got Blog is the first book to explore this phenomenon, which has been quickly rising from obscure Webpages to national attention in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.
Editors Of Perseus Publishing, 2009
4
Forgiving As We've Been Forgiven: Community Practices for ...
Greg Jones and Célestin Musekura describe how churches and communities can cultivate the habits that make forgiveness possible on a daily basis.
L. Gregory Jones, Célestin Musekura, 2010
5
Gay Marriage: for Better Or for Worse?: What We've Learned ...
Drawing from 16 years of data and experience with same-sex unions in Scandinavia, Gay Marriage: For Better or for Worse? is the first book to present empirical evidence about the results of same-sex marriage (in the form of registered ...
William N. Eskridge, Darren R. Spedale, 2006
6
A Book about Innocent: Our Story and Some Stuff We've Learned
We started making smoothies in 1999. On that first day we sold twenty-four bottles, and now we sell over 2 million a week, so we've grown since then. This book is about the stuff we've learned since selling those first few smoothies.
Dan Germain, 2009
7
We've Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication
What Warner discovered from the extensive research and interviewing she did for this book is that passion on both sides of the issue "is ideological and only tangentially about real children," and she cuts through the jargon and hysteria to ...
Judith Warner, 2010
8
While We've Still Got Feet: New Poems
Inspired by classical Chinese hermit-poets, the author offers reflections on loneliness, mortality, and political outrage.
David Budbill, 2005
9
Bodies We've Buried: Inside the National Forensic Academy, ...
With exclusive access to a world normally off-limits to the public, this is the first book to go behind the scenes of the ten-week course that discloses the uncensored realities of burial exhumations and the fascinating art of forensic ...
Jarrett Hallcox, Amy Welch, 2007
10
We've Got Spirit: The Life and Times of America's Greatest ...
A portrait of competitive cheerleading explores how this combination of graceful gymnastics, dance, and beauty became a sport in its own right and how the Kentucky Greenup County Musketeers have dominated the national championships
James T. McElroy, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WE'VE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term we've is used in the context of the following news items.
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We've lost the gun debate: Our relationship with guns is …
Because we've been bullied into believing we can't change anything and that “freedom” means unfettered access to murder machines. Or, as writer Dan Hodges ... «Salon, Jul 15»
2
We've defended lots of campus sexual assault cases, so we know …
After reading about attempts to regulate how college campuses handle suspected sexual assault cases, Justin Dillon and Matt Kaiser, partners at Kaiser, ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
3
The Research We've Ignored About Happiness at Work
Recently, we found ourselves in motivational seminars at our respective places of employment. Both events preached the gospel of happiness. In one, a speaker ... «blogs.hbr.org, Jul 15»
4
What We've Learned From Pluto So Far
... an ancient monolithic crater-laden body.” Now we've finally seen the face of Pluto, and just as expected, it is full of surprises. Here's what we've learned so far. «Popular Science, Jul 15»
5
23 books we've loved so far this year
23 books we've loved so far this year. Summer reading is the G-spot of American publishing — much rumored, never verified. Yet the excitement inspired by the ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
6
We've finally hit the breaking point for the original Internet
It's finally happened. The North American organization responsible for handing out new IP addresses says its banks have run dry. That's right: ARIN, the ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
7
We've had our fill of fussy fine dining
We've had our fill of fussy fine dining. Jay Rayner. Why pay for a spotty teenager to ferret about in your lap with a napkin? The casual revolution has been a long ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
8
Why we've all been doing the Fast Diet wrong
Well, get ready to rumble some more. While we've all been systematically starving ourselves twice a week following the Fast Diet, in the cheerful knowledge that ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
9
History says we've reached the Patrick Kane moment
Scoring chances instead of actual scores, however, are what we've been reduced to with Kane, much like the Lightning with equally quiet sniper Steven ... «Chicago Tribune, Jun 15»
10
Lady of the Left: We've Vanquished You!
You said we are relentless in our pursuit of the youth. We got it from you. You're relentless in your pursuit of the truth. And so what we've done is we co-opted the ... «RushLimbaugh.com, Jun 15»

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