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ain

 (ān)
adj. Scots
Own.
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ain

(eɪn)
determiner
a Scot word for own

ain

(ˈɑːjɪn)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a variant of ayin

Ain

(French ɛ̃)
n
1. (Placename) a department in E central France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Bourg. Pop: 539 006 (2003 est). Area: 5785 sq km (2256 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in E France, rising in the Jura Mountains and flowing south to the Rhône. Length: 190 km (118 miles)
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ain

(eɪn)

adj. Scot.
own.
[1700–25; representing Old English ǣgen or Old Norse eiginn]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ain - belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself)ain - belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive; "for your own use"; "do your own thing"; "she makes her own clothes"; "`ain' is Scottish"
personal - concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality; "a personal favor"; "for your personal use"; "personal papers"; "I have something personal to tell you"; "a personal God"; "he has his personal bank account and she has hers"
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