What are examples of collective nouns?


A collective noun is when a regular noun is changed into groups, special classes or members of something. A noun is a single thing while a collective noun is about more than one person, place or thing. There are many examples that can be used as a collective noun. Some great examples are department, army, majority, society, faculty, corporation, troupe, and team. The collective noun will always need plural verbs and pronouns in the sentence.
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