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Category:English invariant nouns
Note: These are not to be confused with pluralia tantum (such as bagpipes) or with uncountable nouns (also known as mass nouns and non-count nouns; invariant nouns can still be counted as in "one sheep, two sheep").
Invariant use of non-invariant nouns
Sometimes in English, the singular form of a non-invariant noun may be used to denote a plural. This should be carefully distinguished from true invariants, where there is no plural form, as in the case of 'sheep'.
Generally, this happens with only a very few kinds of noun :
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