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  ( pronouns    plural  ) A pronoun is a word that you use to refer to someone or something when you do not need to use a noun, often because the person or thing has been mentioned earlier. Examples are `it', `she', `something', and `myself'.      n-count  
    indefinite pronoun  
    personal pronoun  
    reflexive pronoun  
    relative pronoun  


indefinite pronoun        ( indefinite pronouns    plural  ) An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun such as `someone', `anything', or `nobody', which you use to refer in a general way to a person or thing.      n-count  
personal pronoun        ( personal pronouns    plural  ) A personal pronoun is a pronoun such as `I', `you', `she', or `they' which is used to refer to the speaker or the person spoken to, or to a person or thing whose identity is clear, usually because they have already been mentioned.      n-count  
possessive pronoun        ( possessive pronouns    plural  ) A possessive pronoun is a pronoun such as `mine', `yours', or `theirs' which is used to refer to the thing of a particular kind that belongs to someone, as in `Can I borrow your pen? I've lost mine.'      n-count  
reflexive pronoun        ( reflexive pronouns    plural  ) A reflexive pronoun is a pronoun such as `myself' which refers back to the subject of a sentence or clause. For example, in the sentence `He made himself a cup of tea', the reflexive pronoun `himself' refers back to `he'.      n-count  
relative pronoun        ( relative pronouns    plural  ) A relative pronoun is a word such as `who', `that', or `which' that is used to introduce a relative clause. `Whose', `when', `where', and `why' are generally called relative pronouns, though they are actually adverbs.      n-count  
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