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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The one belonging to whom.

Usage examples (37)
  • Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
  • In the conjoint relation plain whose is always used, as in “whose hat is that?
  • In such a case as this, where there are well-marked classes, the term whose connotation is included in the others 'is called a Genus of that
  • So it's no surprise that the top status trend for 2010 - that is, the term whose usage in status updates grew the most this year - was "HMU." for more
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  • Another word that sounds like "whose" which shows ownership, is "who's" which is a contraction for who is.
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