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noun [countable] linguistics  /dɪˌmɒnstrətɪv ˈproəʊnaʊn/
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singulardemonstrative pronoun
pluraldemonstrative pronouns
  1. the pronouns ‘this’, ‘that’, ‘these’, and ‘those’. For example, in the sentencesI think this is the best band in the UK’ and ‘I’ll be here; she knows that’, ‘this’ and ‘that’ are demonstrative pronouns.
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