countable noun Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “countable noun” in the English Dictionary

"countable noun" in American English

See all translations

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)
Translations of “countable noun”
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…
What is the pronunciation of countable noun?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “countable noun”

Word of the Day


to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim, especially after a lot of work or effort

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More