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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpluralplu‧ral1 /ˈplʊərəl $ ˈplʊr-/ ●●● noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SLGa form of a word that shows you are talking about more than one thing, person etc. For example, ‘dogs’ is the plural of ‘dog’ opp singularin the plural 🔊 ‘Sheep’ remains the same in the plural.plural of 🔊 What’s the plural of ‘mouse’?
Examples from the Corpus
pluralBut their swagger is expressed in the first-person plural, and their luster is vulnerable, always demanding fresh polish.Professor I.. Cantor, although he used the first person plural in his talk, did not thank any collaborators.The term transnational capitalist class is used interchangeably in the singular and the plural.In the twentieth century, in fact, the plural of the word predominates, and is closest to our personal experience.For example under the headword child is the information that the plural is children rather than childs.The plural is important here for there can be no single or homogeneous strategy against racism because racism itself is never homogeneous.in the pluralOne is saying something about men in the plural, but no specific group of men is intended either.