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What is the singular of the word data?

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Answered 2006-08-23 18:03:31

The singular of 'data' is 'datum', but it's hardly ever used and I wonder if many people would understand it. It's much more common to use 'data' as both singular and plural with the singular or plural form of the verb as appropriate.

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