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 ====== Noun ====== ====== Noun ======
  
-Part of speech ​which denotes a person , place , thing , idea , animal , quality , activity ​; types of noun : * proper * common * concrete * abstract ​+Part of speech ​most commonly denoting ​person, place, thing, idea, animal, quality, activity
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 +The part of speech that is the head of a noun phrase. 
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 +Functionally,​ nouns are the heads of noun phrases constituting the subject or object of the sentence, or occur in noun phrases as constituents of prepositional phrases. 
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 +===== Types of noun: ===== 
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 +  ​* proper 
 +  ​* common 
 +  ​* concrete 
 +  ​* abstract ​