from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A phrase whose head is a noun, as our favorite restaurant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A phrase that can serve as the subject or the object of a verb; it is usually headed by a noun, (including pronouns), with any associated dependents such as determiners or modifiers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb


noun +‎ phrase (Wiktionary)


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