nouning - definition and synonyms

noun linguistics 

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/ˈnaʊnɪŋ/
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  1. [uncountable] the act or process of turning a verb or other part of speech into a noun
    1. a.
      [countable] an example of a noun that has come from a verb, for exampleask’ in the sentence ‘It’s a big ask to play five tough matches in 17 days