noun[mass noun] Linguistics
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- Here, 'he' is endophoric because it refers forwards to the proper noun Harry and 'her' refers back to the noun boss.
- The identification of endophoric references, and the previous information they had about the topic, helped them to manage the text structure successfully.
late 20th century: from endo- 'within', on the pattern of anaphora.
More definitions of endophoraDefinition of endophora in:
- The US English dictionary