uncle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʌŋkəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈʌŋkəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ungkəl)

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uncle

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. I'm an uncle!
  2. you're going to be an uncle!
  3. meet your uncle!
  4. my favorite uncle
  5. my uncle [John]
  6. have [three] uncles
  7. my aunt and uncle
  8. is my great uncle
  9. staying with my uncle [for a week, this summer]
  10. am staying at my uncle's house [for a week]
  11. has been a [good, supportive] uncle
  12. [brought up, raised] by her aunt and uncle
  13. Uncle Sam wants you to
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