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10 examples of back formation

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  2. Back Formation - Grammar & Composition
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    back-formation. By Richard Nordquist, About.com Guide ... singular noun pea from the older English plural pease ... Explore Grammar & Composition ...

    English plural - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    In the English language, nouns are inflected for grammatical number —that is, singular or plural ... 11 Plural to singular by back-formation; 12 Place names ...

    back formation definition | English Definition Dictionary | Reverso
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    back formation definition : rambunctious adj Informal boisterous; ... English-FrenchEnglish SynonymsEnglish for learnersEnglish grammar Other Dictionary ...

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