pronoun n one of a class of words that serves to replace a noun phrase that has already been or is about to be mentioned in the sentence or context
pron (C16: from Latin pronomen, from pro-1 + nomen noun)
n (Grammar) a pronoun having no specific referent, such as someone, anybody, or nothing
n a pronoun having a definite person or thing as an antecedent and functioning grammatically in the same way as the noun that it replaces. In English, the personal pronouns include I, you, he, she, it, we, and they, and are inflected for case
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