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    Non-count noun

    Please let me know if the word "wind" is a non-count noun or not.

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    Re: Non-count noun

    'wind' referring to naturally-occurring air movement is commonly used in both singular and plural form.

    The wind from the north is so cold this time of year.

    The winds of change are blowing through the hallowed halls of this institution.

    A land of Cavaliers and cotton fields called the old South. Look for it only in books for it is a civilization gone with the wind.

    His ashes were scattered to the four winds.

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