Meaning of PRONOUN in English

■ noun a word used instead of a noun to indicate someone or something already mentioned or known, e.g. I , she , this .


ME: from pro- 1 + noun , suggested by Fr. pronom , L. pronomen (from pro- 'for, in place of' + nomen 'name').

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