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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

mark with a grammatical morpheme that indicates plural

Usage examples (12)
  • Verb (used with object) : to pluralize a noun
  • Good first rule of writing: don't use words you can't pluralise.
  • And it reminded me of how annoying it is to see people pluralise with apostrophes — especially on signs.
  • The Doctor can omit the "s," and, as perhaps he is already a little singular in his carefully-advanced theories, why should he not de-pluralise his surname? for more
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