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Noun

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common noun

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  1. A noun that can be preceded by an indefinite article, and denotes any member, or all members of a class; an ordinary noun such as "dog" or "city."
  2. An uncapitalized noun.

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  • 2001, Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl, p. 15,
    The Butlers had been serving the Fowls for centuries. It had always been that way. Indeed, there were several eminent linguists of the opinion that this was how the common noun had originated.

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