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him /ˈhɪm, ɪm/ pronoun objective form of he
— used to refer to a certain man, boy, or male animal as the object of a verb or preposition ▪ I hadn't heard from my brother in a while, so I gave him a call. ▪ Do you know him? ▪ His mother punished him for hitting his little sister. ▪ I often play basketball with him.
— used to indicate either a male or female object of a verb or preposition in general statements or when the sex of the person is unknown ▪ If any student misbehaves, send him to the office. ◊This use of him was common in the past but is now often avoided because it is considered sexist.