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  • verb Present participle of pluralise.


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  • Both of those are examples of the use of a possesive apostrophe though, you're not pluralising either.

    Lucky: Blendy, Masky And Airbrushy Cosmo7 2009

  • Although I do also tend to say "hippopotami": I hold that the pluralising rule -us - -i for words marked +classical is perfectly good English morphology, and I quite like the sound of other persons' teeth grinding. KINDERGARTNER. 2004

  • The rector of Findon in 1276, Galfridus de Aspall, seems to have brought the art of pluralising to a finer point than most.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex E.V. Lucas

  • Homer would find no difficulty in pluralising the mighty Hunter and the hare into huntsmen and hares when utilising a description originally referring to the constellation.

    Myths and Marvels of Astronomy 1862

  • Monitor note: Other value/basic/essential ranges are available. letters passim): It was actually considered correct before the 1800s to use an apostrophe before the pluralising "s" if the word was of foreign origin.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition 2009


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