Meaning of exophora


Pronunciation: (ek-sof'ur-u), [key]
— n. Gram.
  1. the use of a word or phrase to refer to something in the extralinguistic environment, as that in Look at that, said by someone pointing to a sunset. Cf. endophora.
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