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exophora

[ ek-sof-er-uh ]
/ ɛkˈsɒf ər ə /
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noun Grammar.
the use of a word or phrase to refer to something in the extralinguistic environment, as that in Look at that, said by someone pointing to a sunset.
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Origin of exophora

OTHER WORDS FROM exophora

ex·o·phor·ic [ek-suh-fawr-ik, -for-], /ˌɛk səˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/, adjective
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