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Main Entry: 1yes
Pronunciation: primarystressyes, primarystressyeudot, primarystresse-(y)schwa are three of many variants
Function: adverb
1 -- used to express agreement <are you ready? Yes, I am>
2 -- used to correct or contradict what another has said <don't say that! Yes, I will>
3 -- used to introduce a phrase with greater force or clearness <we are glad, yes, very glad to see you>
4 -- used to show interest or attention <yes, what is it you want>

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