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How can we check if a noun is concrete or abstract?

Is there any resource or online dictionary to check the type of noun? For example: I want to check if Room, House, Office, Brain, etc., are abstract or concrete nouns. Is there any way to simply know without posting a question here each time?

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marked as duplicate by Daniel, RegDwigнt Mar 19 '12 at 11:14

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Here's a guide to recognising the difference between abstract and concrete nouns:


The examples you give ("Room, House, Office, Brain") are all concrete nouns, since they can all be detected with one of your five senses.

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