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a noun that forms plurals

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The usage of accommodation in The Spectator illustrates this balance well, as it contains 1 occurrence of accommodation as a countable noun and 1 as a uncountable noun.
1 The instances of advice used as a countable noun are:
Entertainment occurs 25 times as a countable noun in the corpus, mostly with the plural marker, and only 3 times as an uncountable noun.
As far as the marking of number is concerned, nouns--traditionally --could be classified as countable nouns and uncountable nouns.
Investigating the relevant data of several languages, we can assert that in the case of countable nouns the marking of number in most languages follows the basic "singular ~ plural" opposition, e.