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English definition of “him”


pronoun    /hɪm, ɪm/ male
the male being spoken about, who has already been mentioned ; the objective form of he: Why don’t you give him his present ? We’ve just got a new cat , but we haven’t thought of a name for him yet . Him is also used to refer to a person whose sex is not known : If anyone causes a problem , get rid of him. Note: Some people find this use of him to be offensive.
(Definition of him pronoun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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