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adnoun

[ad-noun] /ˈædˌnaʊn/
noun, Grammar.
1.
an adjective used as a noun, as meek in Blessed are the meek; absolute adjective.
Origin of adnoun
1745-1755
First recorded in 1745-55; ad(jective) + noun
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adnoun

/ˈædnaʊn/
noun
1.
an adjective used as a noun; absolute adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Latin ad to + noun, formed on the model of adverb
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