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-====== Noun ====== 
  
-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 ​