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"whose" in British English

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whosepronoun, determiner

uk   /huːz/ us   /huːz/
B1 used especially in questions when asking about which person owns or is responsible for something: Whose is this bag? Whose bag is this?

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whosedeterminer

uk   /huːz/ us   /huːz/
B1 used for adding information about a person or thing just mentioned: Cohen, whose short film won awards, was chosen to direct the movie . There was a picture in the paper of a man whose leg had been blown off. They meet in an old house, whose basement has been converted into a chapel. Fraud detectives are investigating the company, three of whose senior executives have already been arrested.

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(Definition of whose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whosepronoun

us   /huz/
used to ask which person owns or is responsible for something, or to say who is responsible for something: Whose bag is this? I don’t care whose fault it is.
Sometimes whose refers to a thing, not a person: That’s the house whose kitchen is painted purple.
(Definition of whose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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