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I see a sentence: "The department-wide (Noun) changes (V) suggested (?) by (Preposition) Ms. Juntasa received unanimous approval from company management.". What type of word "suggested"? If it is Adj, why don't have one noun after it?

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  • Not all adjectives have a noun after them; predicative adjectives generally don’t. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Apr 4 at 22:08
  • Your parsing has significant errors: department-wide is an adjective, not a noun; changes is a noun, not a verb. NB: this site is for "serious English language enthusiasts"; you might find our other site English Language Learners much more appropriate. :-) – Chappo Apr 24 at 5:05
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The department-wide (Adj) changes (N) suggested (V) by (Preposition) Ms. Juntasa received (main V of the whole sentence) unanimous approval from company management."

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"Department-wide" is (acting as) an adjective. "Changes" is a plural noun. "Suggested" is the past participle of the verb "suggest".

  • Suggested is not a verb in the past tense, but a past participle. It’s a reduced relative clause, “changes [which were] suggested”. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Apr 4 at 22:07

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