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Compound nouns - nouns that consist of two parts such as seawater or freshwater.

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The difference between Compound and attributive nouns

I was told in some websites the the difference between attributive nouns nouns and compound nouns is by looking in any dictionary if there is two noun "like: Cricket ball / apple pie" in a dictionary ...
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what is the difference between compound noun and compound word

please guide what is the difference between compound noun and compound word? Also guide me about the word "sometimes". is it compound noun or compound word? thanks in advance.
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“Noun1+Preposition+Noun2” VS. “Noun2+Noun1”

If i want to write sentences such as the following ones, 1 Some people value the beliefs in respect. 2)The president gave him an approval to the policy. 3) there is a demand for water in some poor ...
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Compound nouns ending in past participle verb

Why do some compound nouns end in past participle verb, such as: "I'm going to have a 'grammar written' test"?