-'ve

[[t]-(ə)v[/t]]
've is the usual spoken form of `have', especially when `have' is an auxiliary verb. It is added to the end of the pronoun which is the subject of the verb. For example, `you have' can be shortened to `you've'.

English dictionary. 2008.

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