possessive pronoun

noun

Definition of possessive pronoun

: a pronoun that derives from a personal pronoun and denotes possession and analogous relationships

First Known Use of possessive pronoun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Possessive pronoun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/possessive%20pronoun. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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