Adjectives used as Nouns

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Adjectives are often used as Nouns.

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Adjectives are often used as Nouns.
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(1) As Plural Nouns denoting a class of persons; as shown in the below slide:

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(2) As Singular Nouns denoting some abstract quality; as shown in the below slide:

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(3) Some Adjectives actually become Nouns, and are hence used in both numbers:- (a) Those derived from Proper Nouns (b) Some denoting persons (c) A few denoting things generally Some adjectives are used as Nouns only in the plural; as, valuables, eatables.

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In certain phrases; as: In general; in future; in short; in secret; before long; at present; for good.

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Nouns used as Adjectives

The use of Nouns as Adjectives is very common in English; as shown in the below slide:

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Nouns used as Adjectives
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