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Definition of noun noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

noun

 noun
noun
NAmE//naʊn//
 
(abbreviation n.) (grammar)
 
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a word that refers to a person (such as Ann or doctor), a place (such as Paris or city), or a thing, a quality, or an activity (such as plant, happiness, or football) see also abstract noun, common noun, proper noun
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: noun