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.

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

Origin of pronominalize

Related formspro·nom·i·nal·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for pronominalize




(tr) to make (a word) into or treat as a pronoun
Derived Formspronominalization or pronominalisation, noun
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