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Uncountable Nouns List: A to B

A definition example sentence
access the right to see or use something Only a few people have access to this information.
accommodation a place to live in or stay at Does the company provide accommodation for the workers?
adulthood the period of time when you're an adult You'll have more freedom in adulthood, but more responsibilities too.
advertising the business of making companies and products well-known A lot of creative people work in advertising.
advice suggestions about what someone should do If you're not sure what to do, ask your friends for advice.
aggression the urge to attack or to fight If he needs an outlet for his aggression, he could try boxing.
aid money or help given to those who need it Should rich countries give more aid to poor countries?
air the mixture of gases surrounding the earth If there's not enough air in the room, open a window.
alcohol substance in drinks that makes people feel drunk Whiskey contains much more alcohol than beer.
anger a strong feeling we can get if we think we're being treated badly Why was someone with so much anger allowed to own a gun?
applause the sound of clapping after a performance or a speech After the concert, the applause went on for at least five minutes.
arithmetic simple mathematics like adding, multiplying, etc. I wanted to work in a bank because I was always good at arithmetic.
art paintings, sculpture, drawings, etc. If you want to learn about art, visit the national gallery.
assistance help given to someone After calling 911 for assistance, we waited for an ambulance.
athletics track and field events, such as running and jumping Jenny's very good at athletics, and she's even won some medals.
attention focus of awareness on something or someone The teacher found it difficult to get her students' attention.
B definition example sentence
bacon smoked or salted meat from a pig Would you like some bacon with your scrambled eggs?
baggage bags and suitcases used while travelling The customs officer at the airport checked all my baggage.
ballet a style of dancing that tells a story My dad loved ballet, and he even took us to see Swan Lake.
beauty the quality that makes people or things beautiful Many poets have been inspired by the beauty of nature.
beef meat from a cow I don't eat beef or pork, but I like fish and seafood.
beer an alcoholic drink made with malt and hops It was a good party, but I think we drank too much beer.
biology the study of plants, animals and other living things If you study biology, you'll learn how amazing life really is.
blood the red liquid inside our bodies Blood carries oxygen from the lungs to all the body's cells.
botany the study of plants When I studied botany, we often collected plants from forests.
bread a common food that's made from wheat or other grains I sliced a loaf of bread and then made some sandwiches.
business any money-making venture or activity Before going into business, ask your father for some advice.
butter a dairy food that's made from cream Would you like some butter on your toast?

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