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Is 'their' a noun?
March 28, 2014 3:08AM
No, the word 'their' is a pronoun.
The pronoun 'their' is a possessive adjective, a word that takes the place of a noun and is placed before a noun to describe a noun as belonging to someone or something.
The possessive adjectives are: my, your, his, her, their, its.
The possessive adjective 'their' takes the place of a plural noun or two or more nouns for people or things.
example: Jack and Jill came for a visit with their baby.