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compound meaning

EN[kɒmpaʊnd] [ˈkɑmpaʊnd] [ˈkɒmpaʊnd] [kəmˈpaʊnd] [-aʊnd]
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WCompound
  • Compound may refer to:
  • Chemical compounds, combinations of two or more elements
  • Compounding, the mixing of drugs in pharmacy
  • Compound (enclosure), a cluster of buildings having a shared purpose, usually inside a fence or wall
  • Compound (fortification), a version of the above fortified with defensive structures
  • Compound bow, a type of bow for archery
  • Compound (linguistics), a word that consists of more than one radical element
  • Compound (migrant labour), a hostel for migrant workers such as those historically connected with mines in South Africa
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Uncomparable adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          Meaning of compound for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "compound" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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          Definiteness: Level 9
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