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countable nounnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑʊn·tə·bəl ˌnɑʊn/
grammar a noun that has both a ​singular and a ​pluralform 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.
(Definition of countable noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Arabic الاسم المَعدود…
in Korean 가산 명사…
in Portuguese substantivo contável…
in Catalan nom comptable…
in Japanese (文法)可算名詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可数名词…
in Turkish sayılabilen isim…
in Russian исчисляемое имя существительное…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可數名詞…
in Italian sostantivo numerabile…
in Polish rzeczownik policzalny…
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