A word that can function by itself as a noun phrase and that refers either to the participants in the discourse (e.g., I, you) or to someone or something mentioned elsewhere in the discourse (e.g., she, it, this). See also personal pronoun, impersonal pronoun.
- In English, conjunctions, determiners, interjections, particles, and pronouns are grammatical words.
- Such words include pronouns, auxiliary verbs, conjunctions, and prepositions.
- Once the family has been explicitly mentioned, Lanchester can refer to them with pronouns, in particular the pronoun them.
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