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shepronoun

us   /ʃi/ female
the female being spoken about, who has already been mentioned: I asked Barb if she’d lend me some money, but she said no. She’s such a cute dog!
She is sometimes used instead of "it" to refer to something, such as a country, vehicle, or ship, that has already been mentioned: Look at my new car – isn’t she a beauty?
she
noun [C] us   /ʃi/
female The kitten is a she, not a he.
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shepronoun

uk   strong /ʃiː/ weak /ʃi/ us   strong /ʃiː/ weak /ʃi/
A1 used as the subject of a verb to refer to a woman, girl, or female animal that has already been mentioned: I asked my mother if she'd lend me some money, but she said no.
old-fashioned used instead of "it" to refer to a country, ship, or vehicle: After India became independent, she chose to be a member of the Commonwealth. Look at my new car - isn't she beautiful?

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shenoun [C]

uk   strong /ʃiː/ weak /ʃi/ us   strong /ʃiː/ weak /ʃi/
a female: Is this kitten a she or a he?
she-
prefix uk   /ʃiː-/ us   /ʃiː-/
a she-wolf (= a female wolf)
(Definition of she from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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