Definition of pro-form in English:

pro-form

Syllabification: pro-form
Pronunciation: /ˈprōˌfôrm
 
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noun

Linguistics
  • A word or lexical unit that is dependent for its meaning on reference to some other part of the context or sentence in which it occurs, for example, a pronoun replacing a noun or noun phrase, or a verb replacing a clause, such as do in she likes chocolate and so do I.

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