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noun [C] uk   /ˈprəʊ.naʊn/ us    /ˈproʊ-/
B1 a word that is used instead of a noun or a noun phrase: Pronouns are often used to refer to a noun that has already been mentioned. 'She', 'it' and 'who' are all examples of pronouns.Parts of speech
adjective uk   /prəʊˈnɒm.ɪ.nəl/ us    /proʊˈnɑː.mə-/ specialized
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