Questions tagged [compound-nouns]

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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Preference of separate clauses over complex noun phrases in formal writing?

Both in my native tongue (Hungarian) and in my originally first foreign language (German) it is common in formal texts to use complex noun phrases instead of multiple separate clauses. At least this ...
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Is it photo card or photocard?

I saw both of them in websites. But in my IELTS exam they have written 'photo card' as the answer. I couldn't find it in Oxford and Longman dictionaries. It was 'photocard' in Collins dictionary. So ...
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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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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"?