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spelling

The noun "spelling" can be both countable and uncountable.

spelling → uncountable

Meaning: the ordering of letters to form a word

Example sentence: When I was at school, my spelling was really terrible.

spelling → countable

Meaning: a particular way of spelling a word

Example sentence: My dictionary also has American spellings if they're different to ours.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "spelling" countable?

a. Would you like to improve your spelling?

b. Would you like a list of alternative spellings?

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Contributor: Matt Errey