Definition of cataphora noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cataphora

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kəˈtæfərə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈtæfərə//
 
[uncountable](linguistics) Linguistic devices
 
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the use of a cataphor See related entries: Linguistic devices Word Origin 1970s: from cata- on the pattern of anaphora.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cataphora