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We’ve got loads of key subject terms in our subject glossaries. There are three ways of finding what you are looking for:
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Here are some examples of the kinds of definitions you’ll find on this page.
a pronoun that refers to an object, e.g. it, those. (This is true as long as a noun does not...
the Latin word for the mask used by actors in the theatre. It has come to mean the speaking...
a pronoun that takes the place of peopleâ??s names, e.g. he, she.