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Definition of wh-question noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

wh-question

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌdʌblyu ˈeɪtʃ ˌkwɛstʃən//
 
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a question that begins with “who,” “where,” “when,” “what,” “why,” or with “how” compare yes-no question
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: wh-question