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pronoun


Definition: Meaning of, pronoun in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈprəʊnaʊn /

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Singular Plural
pronoun pronouns
[countable]
  1. a word that is used instead of a noun or noun phrase, such as 'he' instead of 'Peter' or 'the man'
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pronoun used in phrases

  • anaphoric pronoun (noun)
    1. a pronoun that refers to an antecedent
  • demonstrative pronoun (noun)
    1. one of the words 'this', 'that', 'these', and 'those'
  • indefinite pronoun (noun)
    1. a word such as 'some', 'any', or 'either' that is used instead of a noun, but does not say exactly which person or thing is meant
  • personal pronoun (noun)
    1. technical a PRONOUN such as 'I', 'you', or 'they'
  • reciprocal pronoun (noun)
    1. as 'each other' a pronoun or pronominal phrase that expresses a mutual action or relationship between the individuals indicated in the plural subject
  • reflexive pronoun (noun)
    1. a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent
  • relative pronoun (noun)
    1. technical a PRONOUN such as 'who', 'which', or 'that' by which a relative clause is connected to the rest of the sentence
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