PLURAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PLURAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  of more than one
 n.  form of a noun which refers to more than one person or thing
Classic Sentence:
1  Then he asked Jack Lawton to decline the noun MARE and Jack Lawton stopped at the ablative singular and could not go on with the plural.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  Then he asked Fleming and Fleming said that the word had no plural.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
3  He wrote without using any form of address to her, and wrote in French, making use of the plural "vous," which has not the same note of coldness as the corresponding Russian form.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 14
4  And in very civil fashion Manilov did so, even going so far as to address the man in the second person plural.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
5  She had only had many mothers, in the plural.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
6  Tho the war itself, which admits not of plurality of governors, naturally devolves the command into the king's sole authority.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  If you add the plural inflection '-s' to 'dog' you get 'dogs'.
2  We need to recognize that we are now living in a plural society.
3  He defeated the incumbent governor by a large plurality.
4  Supporters of the party hope for a new era of pluralism including a new tolerance of religion in Turkey.
5  After years of state control, the country is now moving towards political/religious/cultural pluralism.