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noun phrasenoun [C]

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a ​group of words in a ​sentence that together ​behave as a ​noun: In the ​sentences "We took the ​nighttrain" and "Do you ​know the man ​sitting in the ​corner?" "the ​nighttrain" and "the man ​sitting in the ​corner" are ​nounphrases.
(Definition of noun phrase from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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