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concrete noun

noun, Grammar.
a noun denoting something material and nonabstract, as chair, house, or automobile.
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  • A concrete noun is the name of an object which may be perceived by one or more of the five senses.

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    Marian Wharton
  • These nouns are derived from the concrete noun which is the name of the person or thing which is in the condition.

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British Dictionary definitions for concrete noun

concrete noun

a noun that refers to a material object, as for example horse Compare abstract noun
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