from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An article, such as English a or an, that does not fix the identity of the noun modified.
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- n. A word preceding a noun to indicate that the noun refers to any member of the class of objects named by the noun.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the word a or an, used with nouns to denote any one of a common or general class.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a determiner (as `a' or `some' in English) that indicates nonspecific reference
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