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Second person singular and plural and first and third person plural present indicative of be.
are 2(âr, är) also ar (är)
n. Abbr. a
A metric unit of area equal to 100 square meters (119.6 square yards).
[French, from Latin ārea, open space; see area.]
are(ɑː; unstressed ə)
the plural form of the present tense (indicative mood) of the verb 'be' and the singular form used with you
[Old English aron, second person plural of bēon to be]
(Units) a unit of area equal to 100 sq metres or 119.599 sq yards; one hundredth of a hectare. Symbol: a
[C19: from French, from Latin ārea piece of level ground; see area]
are1(ɑr; unstressed ər)
pres. indic. pl. and 2nd pers. sing. of be.
[before 900; Middle English aren, are, arn, Old English aron; c. Old Norse eru. See art2]
a surface measure equal to 100 square meters, equivalent to 119.6 sq. yds.; 1/100 of a hectare. Abbr.: a
[1810–20; < French < Latin ārea. See area]
(a) A unit of measure equal to an area of 100 m2 (1 are = 100 m2). See hectare(ha): 100 are = 1 ha.