noun group - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] linguistics  /ˈnaʊn ˌgruːp/
singularnoun group
pluralnoun groups
  1. a group containing at least one noun or pronoun (the head) and often other items such as determiners, adjectives, and prepositional phrases. For example, ‘her brilliant novel’, ’we both’, ‘a large glass of orange juice’, and ‘very few people in this area’ are all noun groups. A noun group can be the subject, object, or complement in a clause, or the object of a preposition.