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pronoun

noun [C] uk   /ˈprəʊ.naʊn/  us   /ˈproʊ-/
B1 a word that is used instead of a noun or a noun phrase: Pronouns are often used to refer to a noun that has already been mentioned. "She", "it", and "who" are all examples of pronouns.
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adjective uk   /prəʊˈnɒm.ɪ.nəl/  us   /proʊˈnɑː.mə-/ specialized
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in Arabic ضَمير (نَحو)…
in Korean (문법의) 대명사…
in Malaysian kata ganti nama…
in French pronom…
in Turkish zamir, adıl…
in Italian pronome…
in Chinese (Traditional) 代名詞…
in Russian местоимение…
in Polish zaimek…
in Vietnamese đại từ…
in Spanish pronombre…
in Portuguese pronome…
in Thai สรรพนาม…
in German das Pronomen…
in Catalan pronom…
in Japanese (文法)代名詞…
in Indonesian kata ganti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 代词…
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