- a noun that can be qualified by the indefinite article, and may be used in the plural, as telephone and thing but not airs and graces or bravery
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ˈcount ˌnoun, n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
a noun that is countable. See count3.
Grammara noun, as apple, table, or birthday, that typically refers to a countable thing and that in English can be used in both the singular and the plural and can be preceded by the indefinite article a or an and by numerals. Cf. mass noun.
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