English Grammar: Nouns

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Definition:

A noun is a word used to refer to people, animals, objects, substances, states, events and feelings. Nouns can be a subject or an object of a verb, can be modified by an adjective and can take an article or determiner.

Nouns may be divided into two basic groups:

Countable Nouns have plural forms and Uncountable Nouns do not.

See Also:

Adjectival Noun; Parts of Speech

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Nouns

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