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cataphoric

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adjective cat·a·phor·ic \ˌka-tə-ˈfȯr-ik\

Definition of cataphoric

  1. :  of or relating to cataphora; especially :  being a word or phrase (as a pronoun) that takes its reference from a following word or phrase (as her in before her Jane saw nothing but desert) — compare anaphoric



1968

First Known Use of cataphoric

1968


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