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countable noun

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɑʊn·tə·bəl ˌnɑʊn/
grammar a noun that has both a singular and a plural form and names something that can be counted because there can be one or more of it: "Book" and "decision" are both countable nouns. Note: Countable nouns are marked [C] in this dictionary.
Translations of “countable noun”
in Korean 가산 명사…
in Arabic الاسم المَعدود…
in Portuguese substantivo contável…
in Catalan nom comptable…
in Japanese (文法)可算名詞…
in Italian sostantivo numerabile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可數名詞…
in Russian исчисляемое имя существительное…
in Turkish sayılabilen isim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可数名词…
in Polish rzeczownik policzalny…
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