anaphora - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] linguistics 

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  1. the use of words such as a pronoun, the verb ‘do’, or the words ‘so’ and ‘nor’ in a sentence instead of repeating a word used earlier. For example, in ‘We love this new technology, and so do all our clients’, ‘so’ and ‘do’ are examples of anaphora.
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