Definition of pronoun in English:

pronoun

Syllabification: pro·noun
Pronunciation: /ˈprōˌnoun
 
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noun

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).
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  • 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.

Origin

late Middle English: from pro-1 'on behalf of' + noun, suggested by French pronom, Latin pronomen (from pro- 'for, in place of' + nomen 'name').

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