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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.

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nounnoun [C]

 us   /nɑʊn/
grammar a word that refers to a ​person, ​place, thing, ​event, ​substance, or ​quality: "Doctor," "​party," and "​beauty" are nouns.
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Translations of “noun”
in Korean 명사…
in Arabic اِسْم…
in Malaysian kata nama…
in French nom…
in Russian существительное…
in Chinese (Traditional) 名詞…
in Italian sostantivo, nome…
in Turkish isim…
in Polish rzeczownik…
in Spanish nombre, sustantivo…
in Vietnamese danh từ…
in Portuguese substantivo, nome…
in Thai นาม…
in German das Substantiv…
in Catalan nom, substantiu…
in Japanese (文法)名詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 名词…
in Indonesian kata benda…
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