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From exo- +‎ Ancient Greek φέρω (phérō, to carry).

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Pronouns are often exophoric, with words such as "this", "that", "here", "there", as in "that chair over there is John's" said while indicating the direction of the chair referred to

exophora (plural exophoras)

  1. (linguistics) A reference to something extralinguistic.
    Antonym: endophora

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