pronominalize

[ proh-nom-uh-nl-ahyz ]
/ proʊˈnɒm ə nlˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), pro·nom·i·nal·ized, pro·nom·i·nal·iz·ing.

to replace (a noun or noun phrase) with a pronoun.

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Also especially British, pro·nom·i·nal·ise .

Origin of pronominalize

OTHER WORDS FROM pronominalize

pro·nom·i·nal·i·za·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for pronominalize

pronominalize

pronominalise

/ (prəʊˈnɒmɪnəˌlaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make (a word) into or treat as a pronoun

Derived forms of pronominalize

pronominalization or pronominalisation, noun
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