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she

pronoun uk   strong /ʃiː/ weak /ʃi/ us  
A1 used as the subject of a verb to refer to a woman, girl, or female animal that has already been mentioned: I asked my mother if she'd lend me some money, but she said no. old-fashioned used instead of 'it' to refer to a country, ship, or vehicle: After India became independent, she chose to be a member of the Commonwealth. Look at my new car - isn't she beautiful?

she

noun [C] uk   strong /ʃiː/ weak /ʃi/ us  
a female: Is this kitten a she or a he?
she-
prefix uk   /ʃiː-/ us  
a she-wolf (= a female wolf)
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