Meaning of “countable noun” in the English Dictionary


"countable noun" in American English

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countable nounnoun [ 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.

(Definition of “countable noun” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)