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relative pronoun

noun [C]  us   /ˈrel·ə·t̬ɪv ˈproʊˌnaʊn/
(in grammar) a pronoun such as "which," "who," or "that," that is used to begin a relative clause : In the sentence "The movie that we saw was very good," "that" is a relative pronoun.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 關係代詞…
in Russian относительное местоимение…
in Turkish ilgi zamiri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关系代词…
in Polish zaimek względny…
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