or wh-ques·tion

[ duhb-uhl-yoo-eych-kwes-chuhn ]

nounGrammar.(in English)
  1. a question containing a WH-word, often in initial position, and calling for an item of information to be supplied, as Where do you live?

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British Dictionary definitions for WH question

WH question

  1. a question in English to which an appropriate answer is to give information rather than to answer "yes" or "no": typically introduced by the word who, which, what, where, when, or how: Also called: information question

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