"phrasal noun" meaning in English

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Noun

Forms: phrasal nouns [plural]
Head templates: {{en-noun}} phrasal noun (plural phrasal nouns)
  1. (grammar) A noun consisting of a verb followed by a particle or preposition; the substantive counterpart of a phrasal verb (in grammar schemas that use that concept), conveying gerundive meaning. Categories (topical): Grammar Related terms: univerbation, verbal noun Coordinate_terms: phrase (english: not to be confused; a phrase that functions much like a compound noun and has a [component] noun as its head) [noun], phrasal verb, phrase [verb]
    Sense id: en-phrasal_noun-en-noun-NDmki2yZ Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Inflected forms

Download JSONL data for phrasal noun meaning in English (1.7kB)

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