The definition of a pronoun is a part of speech that replaces a noun in a sentence, assigning people or things as the subject.(noun)
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Origin: altered (infl. by noun) < MFr pronom < L pronomen < pro, for + nomen, noun
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noun Abbr. pron. or pr.
Origin: Late Middle English pronoun, pronoune
Origin: , partial translation of Latin prōnōmen (translation of Greek antōnumiā, interchange of names, pronoun)
Origin: : prō-, pro-
Origin: + nōmen, name, noun; see noun.
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