Nouns

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Common noun

a noun that is used to name people or things in general rather than specific ones (e.g. woman, city, dog, money, month)

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Proper noun

a noun that is used to name a particular person, place or thing (e.g. John, New York, October)

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Concrete noun

a noun that is used to name things you can see, touch, taste, hear, or smell (e.g. rainbow, pen, sweetness, noise, scent)

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Abstract noun

a noun that is used to name things you cannot see, touch, taste, hear, or smell (e.g. pain, peace, love, beauty, opportunity, friendship, life)

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Countable noun

a noun used to name things that can be counted and has a singular and a plural form (e.g. man, men,  a cat, two dogs, one car, three years)

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Uncountable noun

a noun used to name things that cannot be counted and does not have plural forms (e.g. air, information, milk,  snow, equipment, traffic)

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Singular noun

a noun used to name one thing, person, idea, place and does not have plural forms (e.g. brush, child, city)

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Plural noun

a noun used to name more than one thing, person, idea, place (e.g. brushes, children, crisis, cities)

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Collective noun

a noun used to name a group of things or people as a unit and has a singular form yet has a plural meaning (e.g. bunch, collection, team, family, herd, flock)

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Compound noun

a noun formed from two or more words that join together to make a single noun (e.g. toothpaste, teapot, backpack, policeman, bus stop)

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Possessive noun

a noun that shows ownership or possession (e.g. Paul’s book, car’s engine, kids’ room, cat’s dish)

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Verbal noun

a noun formed from a verb which refers to an action, process, or state (e.g. meeting, arrival, decision, happiness, flight, attack)

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