common noun definition

  • noun:
    • A noun, including guide or puppy, that may be preceded by the definite article and therefore signifies one or the people in a course.
    • A noun that may be preceded by an indefinite article, and denotes any user, or all members of a class; an ordinary noun like "dog" or "city".
    • a noun that denotes any or all members of a course
    • A noun, such as book or dog, which can be preceded because of the definite article which presents one or the people in a course.
    • A noun which can be preceded by an indefinite article, and denotes any member, or all members of a class; an ordinary noun particularly "dog" or "city".
    • a noun that denotes any or all people in a course
  • adjective:
    • the name of any among a course of things, as distinguished from a suitable noun (the name of a particular person or thing).
    • the name of any certainly one of a course of objects, as distinguished from a suitable noun (title of a person or thing).

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