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proper noun

noun [C] uk   specialized us  
B2 the name of a particular person, place, or object that is spelled with a capital letter: Examples of proper nouns in English are Joseph, Vienna, and the White House.
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in Korean 문법의 (고유 명사)…
in Arabic اسم عَلم…
in Portuguese nome próprio…
in Catalan nom propi…
in Japanese (文法)固有名詞…
in Italian nome proprio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專有名詞…
in Russian имя собственное…
in Turkish özel isim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专有名词…
in Polish nazwa własna…
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