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relative pronoun

noun [C] uk   us   specialized
a pronoun such as which, who, or that, used to begin a relative clause : In the sentence "The woman who stole my phone was wearing a brown jacket", "who" is a relative pronoun.
Translations of “relative pronoun”
in Chinese (Traditional) 關係代詞…
in Russian относительное местоимение…
in Turkish ilgi zamiri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关系代词…
in Polish zaimek względny…
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