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or co-reference

[koh-ref-er-uh ns, -ref-ruh ns] /koʊˈrɛf ər əns, -ˈrɛf rəns/
noun, Linguistics
a relationship between two words or phrases in which both refer to the same person or thing and one stands as a linguistic antecedent of the other, as the two pronouns in She taught herself but not in She taught her.
Origin of coreference Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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