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Vocative nouns

Vocative nouns

Vocative nouns, or vocatives, are used to address people. Most of them are used with no determiner. Most of them are always or usually used in the singular; a few are only used in the plural.These nouns are often called vocative nouns.Nouns of this type belong to the following meaning groups:The 'love' groupThe 'sir' groupThe 'mum' and 'dad' groupThe 'captain' groupThe 'chairman' groupThe 'majesty' groupThe 'lady' groupOther vocatives

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