resumptive pronoun

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English[edit]

Examples

These are the buttons that we don't know what they do.

Noun[edit]

resumptive pronoun (plural resumptive pronouns)

  1. (grammar) A pronoun in a relative clause which refers to the antecedent of the relative pronoun.
    Synonyms: copy pronoun, shadow pronoun

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