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Definition of anaphora noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

anaphora

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈnæfərə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the use of a word that refers to or replaces another word used earlier in a sentence, for example the use of “does” in the sentence “I disagree and so does John.”
NAmE//ˌænəˈfɔrɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: anaphora