"Your" is a second-person genitive pronoun that serves as an adjective indicating possession. For example: Your idiocy offends me. "Idiocy," the noun, is modified by the genitive "your," indicating that the idiocy in question belongs to you.
"You're" is a contraction of the English words "you" and "are." For example: You're an idiot for not knowing the difference between "your" and "you're." The previous sentence indicates that YOU ARE an idiot ...
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