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success

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

success → uncountable

Meaning: the achievement of a goal

Example sentence: Most people think success means making lots of money and achieving high social status.

success → countable

Meaning: a successful person, event or result

Example sentence: Everyone said that this year's film festival was a great success.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "success" uncountable?

a. Confidence will help you to make your business a success.

b. Success in business will help you to gain more confidence.

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Contributor: Matt Errey