Definition of plural adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈplʊərəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplʊrəl//
    Race, Grammar
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  1. 1 (grammar) (abbreviation pl.) connected with or having the plural form Most plural nouns in English end in ‘s’. See related entries: Grammar
  2. 2relating to more than one a plural society (= one with more than one racial, religious, etc. group) See related entries: Race
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French plurel or Latin pluralis, from plus, plur- ‘more’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plural

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