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noun group

  
     ( noun groups    plural  ) A noun group is a noun or pronoun, or a group of words based on a noun or pronoun. In the sentence, `He put the bottle of wine on the kitchen table', `He', `the bottle of wine', and `the kitchen table' are all noun groups.      n-count  
(=noun phrase)  
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noun     ( nouns    plural  ) A noun is a word such as `car', `love', or `Anne' which is used to refer to a person or thing.      n-count  
    collective noun  
    count noun  
    mass noun  
    proper noun  
    singular noun  
    uncount noun  


collective noun        ( collective nouns    plural  ) A collective noun is a noun such as `family' or `team' that refers to a group of people or things.      n-count  
common noun        ( common nouns    plural  ) A common noun is a noun such as `tree', `water', or `beauty' that is not the name of one particular person or thing. Compare proper noun.      n-count  
countable noun     ( countable nouns    plural  ) A countable noun is the same as a count noun.      n-count  
count noun        ( count nouns    plural  ) A count noun is a noun such as `bird', `chair', or `year' which has a singular and a plural form and is always used after a determiner in the singular.      n-count   (=countable noun)  
mass noun        ( mass nouns    plural  )
1       n-count   A mass noun is a noun such as `wine' which is usually uncount but is used with `a' or `an' or used in the plural when it refers to types of that substance, as in `a range of Australian wines'.  
2       n-count   In some descriptions of grammar, a mass noun is the same as an uncount noun.  
noun group        ( noun groups    plural  ) A noun group is a noun or pronoun, or a group of words based on a noun or pronoun. In the sentence, `He put the bottle of wine on the kitchen table', `He', `the bottle of wine', and `the kitchen table' are all noun groups.      n-count   (=noun phrase)  
noun phrase        ( noun phrases    plural  ) A noun phrase is the same as a noun group.      n-count  
proper noun        ( proper nouns    plural  ) , proper name   A proper noun is the name of a particular person, place, organization, or thing. Proper nouns begin with a capital letter. Examples are `Margaret', `London', and `the United Nations'. Compare common noun.      n-count  
singular noun        ( singular nouns    plural  ) A singular noun is a noun such as `standstill' or `vicinity' that does not have a plural form and always has a determiner such as `a' or `the' in front of it.      n-count  
uncountable noun     ( uncountable nouns    plural  ) An uncountable noun is the same as an uncount noun.      n-count  
uncount noun     ( uncount nouns    plural  ) An uncount noun is a noun such as `gold', `information', or `furniture' which has only one form and can be used without a determiner.      n-count  

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n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
n.
a group selfie ; a picture taken by one person next to other people, usually to share it through social media
[Slang] comes from the combination of "selfie" and "us"
n.
the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
n.
a group to vote for as a whole, not by individuals.
a term used on voting ballots
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
n.
n 1 a hatch of eggs laid by a particular bird or laid in a single nest 2 a brood of chickens 3 Informal a group, bunch, or cluster vb 4 tr to hatch (chickens)
n.
a group of people who decide to meet and make purchases at a local business. The aim is both to support it and to meet up with the community.
Inspired by the phenomenon of flash mobs, which refers to groups of people mobilized by social media to perform entertaining or unusual acts in public, such as choreographies
n.
police crowd management technique that consists of herding people into a compact group. AKA corralling
n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
n.
(#BD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 delegators, chosen and controlled by them. 25 basis delegates can choose a council delegate.
Anarchists in Spain have chosen basis delegates in 1936. Similar delegates have been chosen during many struggles of the people : shop stewards in UK, revocable delegates in Italy during the 70th.
n.
(#CD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 basis delegates, chosen and controlled by them. 25 council delegates can choose a deputy-delegate.
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.

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