his determiner (MALE)
his determiner (EITHER GENDER)
› 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. Many people consider this use to be offensive and prefer to use him or her or their instead, or its for an animal:Note: Many people prefer to use their, and this can sometimes mean changing other words in the sentence: People who drive their cars at 100 miles an hour are asking for trouble.Its can be used for animals.
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