Pronominalize
Pronominalize Pro*nom"i*nal*ize, v. t. To give the effect of a pronoun to; as, to pronominalize the substantives person, people, etc. --Early. [1913 Webster]

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  • pronominalize — pronominalization. n. /proh nom euh nl uyz /, v.t., pronominalized, izing. to replace (a noun or noun phrase) with a pronoun. Also, esp. Brit., pronominalise. [PRONOMINAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pronominalize — pro·nom·i·nal·ize …   English syllables

  • pronominalize — verb see pronominalization * * * pronominalization. n. /proh nom euh nl uyz /, v.t., pronominalized, izing. to replace (a noun or noun phrase) with a pronoun. Also, esp. Brit., pronominalise. [PRONOMINAL + IZE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pronominal — [prəʊ nɒmɪn(ə)l] adjective relating to or serving as a pronoun. Derivatives pronominalization or pronominalisation noun pronominalize or pronominalise verb pronominally adverb Origin C17: from late L. pronomin …   English new terms dictionary

  • pronominalise — /proʊˈnɒmənəlaɪz/ (say proh nomuhnuhluyz) verb (t) (pronominalised, pronominalising) Grammar to make into a pronoun. Also, pronominalize. –pronominalisation /proʊˌnɒmənəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say proh.nomuhnuhluy zayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • pronominal — adj. of, concerning, or being, a pronoun. Derivatives: pronominalize v.tr. (also ise). pronominally adv. Etymology: LL pronominalis f. L pronomen (as PRO (1), nomen, nominis noun) …   Useful english dictionary

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