Translation of "noun" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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nounnoun [ C ]

uk /naʊn/ us /naʊn/

A2 a word that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance, or quality

'Doctor', 'coal', and 'beauty' are all nouns. Doctor,coal 和 beauty 都是名詞。

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  • An example of a countable noun is 'table', and an example of an uncountable noun is 'money'.
  • In 'safety barrier', the noun 'safety' is being used as a modifier.
  • In this dictionary the word 'noun' is represented by the letter n.
  • Examples of proper nouns in English are Joseph, Vienna and the White House.
  • 'Family' and 'flock' are examples of collective nouns.

(Translation of “noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)