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relative pronounnoun [C]

uk   /ˌrel.ə.tɪv ˈprəʊ.naʊn/  us   /ˌrel.ə.t̬ɪv ˈproʊ.naʊn/ specialized
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relative pronounnoun [C]

 us   /ˈrel·ə·t̬ɪv ˈproʊˌnaʊn/
(in grammar) a pronoun such as "which," "who," or "that," that is used to begin a relative clause: In the sentence "The movie that we saw was very good," "that" is a relative pronoun.
(Definition of relative pronoun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 关系代词…
in Turkish ilgi zamiri…
in Russian относительное местоимение…
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in Polish zaimek względny…
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