could've

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

could +‎ -'ve

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkʊdəv/, /ˈkʊdə/
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Verb[edit]

could've

  1. Contraction of could have.
    We could've missed the bus, but we just caught it.

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