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English definition of “his”

his

pronoun   /hɪz/
A1 the one(s) belonging to or connected with a man, boy , or male animal that has just been mentioned or is known about: Mark just phoned to say he'd left his coat behind. Do you know if this is his? He introduced us to some colleagues of his. His is the office directly ahead of you, at the far end of the corridor .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:
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