[Vocabulary] noun as adjective

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What is the difference between these sentences:
lifestyle convenience(noun + noun)
convenience lifestyle(noun + noun)
convenient lifestyle(Adj + noun)
 

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Welcome to the forums, YATenglish.

They are not sentences.

We can help you better if you put those phrases into sentences to show us how you want to use them.
 

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lifestyle convenience is good
convenience lifestyle is good
convenient lifestyle is good
 

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Sentences start with a capital letter and end with an appropriate punctuation mark. Use the "Edit Post" button to make the relevant changes.
 

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Actually my question is regarding the above 3 phrases not how to use it in sentences.
let me rephrase the question, what is the difference in the meaning of the above 3 phrases? How to use noun as adjective like (convenience).
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Actually my question is regarding the above 3 phrases not how to use it in sentences.
let me rephrase the question, what is the difference in the meaning of the above 3 phrases? How to use noun as adjective like (convenience).
thanks
They are not good examples. But it's difficult to make a rule about the formation of these terms/phrases. You really have to just use whatever native speakers use. I'd advise you use an adjective if in doubt.
"A convenient lifestyle" is a lifestyle that is convenient.
"A convenience lifestyle" (I guess, not being familiar with this one) is "a lifestyle of convenience" - that is, a lifestyle of comparative luxury.
A lot of this compound noun phrases are not common and have a short lifespan.
"Lifestyle convenience" means the convenience of the lifestyle under discussion.
 
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