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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.
the relationship between two noun groups that are used next to each other and refer to the same person or thing. For example, in ‘David has a wife, a university teacher, and two adult sons’, ‘a wife’ and ‘a university teacher’ are in apposition.
linguistics a combination of two or more words that is used as a single word. The three main types of compound are noun compounds (for example ‘bus stop’), adjective compounds (for example ‘self-centred’), and verb compounds (for example to ‘windsurf’).
linguistics the part of a word that does not change when an ending is added, for example ‘work’ in the word ‘working’
a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to make another, usually of a different word class. For example the suffix ‘-ness’ is added to ‘happy’ to make the noun ‘happiness’, and ‘ful’ is added to ‘hope’ to make the adjective ‘hopeful’.
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