- It's is defined as a contraction of it is or it has.
An example of it's is what you write when a friend asks you how a new job is and you want to give an informal response - "It's great." as opposed to a more formal response "It is great."
- it is
- it has
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- Contraction of it is.
- Contraction of it has. See Usage Note at its.