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count noun

noun, Grammar.
a noun, as apple, table, or birthday, that typically refers to a countable thing and that in English can be used in both the singular and the plural and can be preceded by the indefinite article a or an and by numerals.
Compare mass noun.
Origin of count noun
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for count-noun

count noun

(linguistics, logic) a noun that can be qualified by the indefinite article, and may be used in the plural, as telephone and thing but not airs and graces or bravery Compare mass noun, sortal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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