pronominalization

noun pro·nom·i·nal·iza·tion \prōˌnämənələ̇ˈzāshən, prəˌ-\

Definition of pronominalization

plural

-s

  1. :  the process or fact of using a pronoun instead of another sentence constituent (such as a noun or noun phrase)

pronominalize

\prōˈnämənəˌlīz, prəˈ-\ verb,

-ed/-ing/-s

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Origin and Etymology of pronominalization

pronominal + -ization


First Known Use: 1857


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