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    Smile Adjective or Noun?

    Hello there,

    I am a new member here. I wonder about how to use this:

    Which one is the right? and why?

    employee attendant list,
    employee attendance list,

    Thank you.

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    Re: Adjective or Noun?

    Welcome, chesda.

    An attendant is a person, an assistant, employed to help people, whereas attendance refers to the number of people present. Both are nouns and both can functions as adjectives,

    [1] attedant list <list of assistants>
    [2] attendance list <list of people present>

    And both can be modified,

    [3] employee attendance list <list of employees present>
    [4] employee attendant list <list of employees who are attendants> *odd

    Hope that helps.


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    Re: Adjective or Noun?

    Thank you Casiopea for your good explanation!

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    Re: Adjective or Noun?

    You're most welcome, chesda.

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