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Abstract Noun

Abstract Noun

An abstract noun is a noun that denotes something viewed as a nonmaterial referent .

An abstract noun is frequently treated as a mass noun .

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Source: Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985

Quirk, Randolph, S. Greenbaum, G. Leech, and J. Svartvik. 1985.A comprehensive grammar of the English language. London: Longman.

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Source: Hartmann and Stork 1972

Hartmann, R.R.K., and F.C. Stork. 1972.Dictionary of language and linguistics. London: Applied Science.

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