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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishyoursyours /jɔːz $ jɔːrz/ ●●● S1 W3 pronoun [possessive form of ‘you’]  1 OWNused when speaking or writing to one or more people to refer to something that belongs to them or is connected with them This is our room, and yours is just across the hall. A lot of people have money problems, but yours are more serious than most people’s. A cash prize of £10,000 or a new car – the choice is yours.something of yours Is Maria a friend of yours? That bag of yours weighs a ton. I’ve read that book of yours.2 be yours for the taking/asking3 Yours faithfully4 Yours truly/Yours5 yours truly up yours at up1(30)
Examples from the Corpus
something of yoursTell me about that head of yours.Those Lon Nol Army officers of yours?We were so late calling it a night that I had to camp out on that new Hide-A-Bed of yours.You can kill ten of my men for every one I kill of yours.How often have I begged you to keep that temper of yours in check.If you get killed, and I think you will, that affidavit of yours must be destroyed, unopened.That temper of yours needs keeping in check.It's a good idea of yours to come out of the Rolls Royce while the going's good.
From Longman Business DictionaryYoursYours /jɔːzjɔːrz/ pronoun1Yours faithfully used to end a formal letter that begins ‘Dear Sir’ or ‘Dear Madam2Yours sincerely/Yours used to end a less formal letter that begins with the name of the person you are writing to, for example ‘Dear Mr Graves’ or ‘Dear Miss Hope