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noun, Grammar.
a noun, as apple, table, or birthday, that typically refers to a countable thing and that in English can be used in both the singular and the plural and can be preceded by the indefinite article a or an and by numerals.
(linguistics, logic) a noun that can be qualified by the indefinite article, and may be used in the plural, as telephone and thing but not airs and graces or bravery Compare mass noun, sortal


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