antecedent

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word (such as a pronoun) used to avoid repetition; the referent of an anaphor is determined by its antecedent anaphor
pronoun that refers to an antecedent anaphoric pronoun
relation between an anaphor and its antecedent anaphoric relation
(philosophy) a philosophical theory holding that all events are inevitable consequences of antecedent sufficient causes; often understood as denying the possibility of free will determinism
mental determination or resolve in advance; an antecedent intention to do something predeterminaation
coreferential relation between a reflexive pronoun and its antecedent reflexiveness , reflexivity
pronoun (as `that' or `which' or `who') that introduces a relative clause referring to some antecedent relative pronoun
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