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Nouns

A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea. A proper noun, which names a specific person, place, or thing (Kevin, Atlanta, God, English, Jennifer), is usually capitalized. A proper noun used as someone's name is called a noun of address. The remaining nouns for everything else are called common nouns and are not usually capitalized.

A group of related words can act like a noun within a sentence. This is called a noun clause, and it contains a subject and a verb. An example of a noun clause is:


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