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English definition of “his”

his

determiner (FEMALE/MALE)      strong /hɪz/ weak /ɪz/
belonging to or connected with a person or animal that has just been mentioned and whose sex is not known or not considered to be important: Anyone who drives his car at 100 miles an hour is asking for trouble. What a cute dog! What's his name? Note: Many people prefer to use their, and this can sometimes mean changing other words in the sentence. Its can be used for animals.Possessive forms Grammar:Pronouns: possessive (my, mine, your, yours, etc.)We use pronouns to refer to possession and ‘belonging’. There are two types: possessive pronouns and possessive determiners. We use possessive determiners before a noun. We use possessive pronouns in place of a noun:See more
(Definition of his determiner (FEMALE/MALE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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