Definition of coreference in English:

coreference

noun

Linguistics
  • See coreferential

    • ‘Additionally, functional operators and coreferences may be used on both sides of the rules.’
    • ‘This mimics the way it works in conversation, when coreferences can be used after common ground is established.’
    • ‘Cases of grammatical coreference that do not respect the sentence boundaries are highly marked.’
    • ‘In case of coreferences, for example, the user is presented with a list of coreference candidates and is free to decide whether and which of them to check if at all.’
    • ‘Furthermore, given that logophoric pronouns are the only option available in the grammar to encode coreference, any speaker who intends coreference will also have to use a logophoric pronoun.’

Pronunciation

coreference

/ˈkō-/