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or co-ref·er·ence

[koh-ref-er-uh ns, -ref-ruh ns]
noun Linguistics.
  1. 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.
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Origin of coreference

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