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the singular

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe singularthe singularSLGthe form of a word used when writing or speaking about one person or thingplural ‘Datum’ is the singular of ‘data’.in the singular Should the verb be in the singular or the plural? singular
Examples from the Corpus
in the singularIf we were asked, now, to define civilization in the singular, we should certainly be more hesitant.This being so, civilization in the singular has lost some of its cachet.The term transnational capitalist class is used interchangeably in the singular and the plural.
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