Is there any dictionary, online or physical, that gives information on whether a noun is countable or not?

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    Macmillan is the best one that I know of. Commented Aug 20, 2014 at 7:22

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The Oxford Learner's Dictionary does what you're looking for, I believe. For an example, here is their page on "water", which says "1 [uncountable] a liquid without colour[...]"

If the noun is countable (for instance, table), The Oxford Learner's Dictionary will simply not mention it - so assume that it's countable unless otherwise stated.

  • I wish to vote you up more than once! Thanks so much.
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    Commented Aug 20, 2014 at 7:26
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    Macmillan is just as good. The wiktionary does do. And plenty of others....
    – None
    Commented Aug 20, 2014 at 9:21

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