verbal noun

noun Grammar.
a noun derived from a verb, especially by a process applicable to most or all verbs, as, in English, the -ing form of Eating is fun or of Smoking is forbidden.

1700–10 Unabridged
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verbal noun
See also gerund a noun derived from a verb, such as smoking in the sentence smoking is bad for you

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