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    equipments or equipment

    a very experienced buff told me that there is no plural form for equipments..
    is that so ?

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    Re: equipments or equipment

    there is plural form - it is "equipments"

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    Re: equipments or equipment

    This is debatable. The plural form can be found occasionally, but in the British National Corpus there are only 27 examples of the plural, some of which are incorrect, and 8,843 examples of equipment, so it is overwhelmingly used uncountably. Generally, we make the plural with a another noun- pieces of equipment, etc, and plenty of people will say that it has no plural form.

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