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WH-question

[duhb-uh l-yoo-eych-kwes-chuh n] /ˈdʌb əl yuˈeɪtʃˌkwɛs tʃən/
noun, Grammar, (in English)
1.
a question containing a WH-word, often in initial position, and calling for an item of information to be supplied, as
Where do you live?
Also, wh-question.
Compare yes-no question.
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British Dictionary definitions for wh question

WH question

noun
1.
a question in English to which an appropriate answer is to give information rather than to answer "yes" or "no": typically introduced by the word who, which, what, where, when, or how Also called information question
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