Meaning of “personal pronoun” in the English Dictionary

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"personal pronoun" in British English

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personal pronounnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpɜː.sən.əl ˈprəʊ.naʊn/ us /ˌpɝː.sən.əl ˈproʊ.naʊn/ specialized

in grammar, a word such as "I", "you", and "they", that refers to a person in speech or in writing

Examples

  • "He" and "she" are personal pronouns.
  • "We" is a personal pronoun.

(Definition of “personal pronoun” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"personal pronoun" in American English

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personal pronounnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɜr·sə·nəl ˈproʊˌnɑʊn/

(in grammar) a word such as "I," "you," or "they," that refers to a person in speech or in writing

(Definition of “personal pronoun” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)