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- n. The act of making plural.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of pluralizing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of pluralizing; the attribution of plurality to a person or thing. Also spelled pluralisation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of pluralizing or attributing plurality to
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Sir, I believe the proper pluralization is Connecticuts for Lieberman.
However, there are a variety of other usages of apostrophes, and one of these is in pluralization.
Those on Blackberries (is that the proper pluralization?) have informed me that reception is sub-par.
I think you are missing an ‘n’ in your pluralization.
See what happens when we let people use apostrophes for pluralization?!
The philosophy rests on what Mr. Gardner terms "individualization," getting students to deeply understand a lesson or topic by learning about each of the children's learning styles, and "pluralization," the practice of teaching each subject in a few different ways.
There is no gender distinction among Persian words, but such marking is integral in Pashto and affects both the pluralization of words and their casing in actual usage.
Probably because they understand how pluralization works.
And I use the apostrophe-s for pluralization when the result without apostrophe would be confusing.
(The Associated Press Stylebook & Libel Manual seems to favor the (2) b pluralization method, as it has an entry listed under Ph.D. s, but the book does not, to my knowledge come out one way or the other on this point in general.)