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Definition of whose determiner from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    determiner, pronoun
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  1. 1used in questions to ask who something belongs to Whose house is that? I wonder whose this is.
  2. 2used to say which person or thing you mean He's a man whose opinion I respect. It's the house whose door is painted red.
  3. 3used to give more information about a person or thing Isaac, whose brother he was, had heard the joke before.
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