exophoric

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exophoric

(ˌɛksəʊˈfɒrɪk)
adj
(Grammar) grammar denoting or relating to a pronoun such as "I" or "you", the meaning of which is determined by reference outside the discourse rather than by a preceding or following expression. Compare anaphora
[from exo- + Greek pherein to carry]
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A second fundamental difference between CDs and NCDs is the possibility of expression of exophora and endophora by the former, while the latter express only endophora (either as anaphora, either as cataphora).
The first type of textual reference, termed endophora, is typical of written language, while the situational reference, termed exophora, is typical of spoken discourse (Halliday and Hasan 1976: 33).
Exophora is when the referent requires real-world knowledge and lies outside of the document.