Date: 1300-1400
Language: Anglo-French
Origin: 'name, noun', from Old French nom, from Latin nomen; NOMINAL


noun [countable]
SLG a word or group of words that represent a person (such as 'Michael', 'teacher' or 'police officer'), a place (such as 'France' or 'school'), a thing or activity (such as 'coffee' or 'football'), or a quality or idea (such as 'danger' or 'happiness'). Nouns can be used as the subject or object of a verb (as in 'The teacher arrived' or 'We like the teacher') or as the object of a preposition (as in 'good at football').

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