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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An item in a sentence, typically a pronoun, verb, or adverb, that substitutes for a constituent phrase or clause, as the words he and so in the sentence He said so, with the pronoun he replacing a noun phrase such as the president and the adverb so replacing a clause such as that he would leave today.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of pro-form.

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