anaphoric(redirected from anaphoricly)
1. The deliberate repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of several successive verses, clauses, or paragraphs; for example, "We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills" (Winston S. Churchill).
2. Linguistics The use of a linguistic unit, such as a pronoun, to refer to the same person or object as another unit, usually a noun. The use of her to refer to the person named by Anne in the sentence Anne asked Edward to pass her the salt is an example of anaphora.
[Late Latin, from Greek, from anapherein, to bring back : ana-, ana- + pherein, to carry; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]
an′a·phor′ic (ăn′ə-fôr′ĭk) adj.
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1. (Grammar) of or relating to anaphora
2. (Rhetoric) of or relating to anaphora
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an•a•phor•ic(ˌæn əˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-)
referring back to or substituting for a preceding word or group of words.
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|Adj.||1.||anaphoric - relating to anaphora; "anaphoric reference"|
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anaphoric[ˌænəˈfɒrɪk] ADJ → anafórico
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