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PLURAL. A term used in grammar, which signifies more than one.
     2. Sometimes, however, it may be so expressed that it means only one, as, if a man were to devise to another all he was worth, if he, the testator, died without children, and he died leaving one child, the devise would not take effect. See Dig. 50, 16, 148; Id. 35, 1, 101, 1; Id. 3 1, 17, 4 Code, 6, 49, 6, 2; Shelf. on L 559, 589. See Singular.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Table 2 shows that the most frequent article errors with the highest percentage in the participants' essays were omissions of "the" before nouns made particular in context (30.6%), omissions of "a" before nouns defined by adjectives (12%) and use of "the" instead of 0 before plural nouns (11.2%).
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Additionally, the English plural nouns police and cattle, respectively, were also associated with their Polish singular equivalents, hence, * police is received 42,1% and *cattle is scored over 50%.
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Based on surveying the gender of plural nouns when they combine with various adjectives in Jibbali, I observe that Jibbali adjectives agree with the nouns they modify in number and gender.
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The material is organized into units covering singular and plural nouns, definite and indefinite reference and demonstratives, personal pronouns, interrogative pronouns, numbers, measure words, indefinite plurals, times and dates, other interrogative expressions, attributive and predicative adjectives shi and you, comparisons, verbs and location expressions, verbs and time expressions, verbs and aspect markers, modal verbs, negators, types of question, imperatives and exclamations, complements of direction and location, complements of result and manner, potential complements, coverbal phrases, and disyllabic prepositions.
The dependent variable was the number of plural nouns of each type that participants included in their compounds.
At least one word using all nine letters can be foundAny word found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary (Tenth Edition) is eligible with the following exceptions: proper nouns; plural nouns, pronouns and possessives; third person singular verbs; hyphenated words; contractions and abbreviations; vulgar slang words; variant spellings of the same word (where another variant is also eligible).
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I'm just trying to easily the English language, so I make all regular plural nouns irregular.