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ERIC Number: EJ020485
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Publication Date: 1970
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The Duality of Collective Nouns
Celce, Marianne
Engl Lang Teaching, 24, 2, 164-169, 70 Jan
Defining a collective noun as "a noun that may operate as either a singular or plural noun--the number of the noun being determined by the verb of the sentence or main clause in which it occurs or by anaphoric reference," the author identifies three groups of collective nouns. (FWB)
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