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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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Word Data is a plural or singular word?

Datum - singular, data - plural (like in Latin).


Is the word data singular or plural?

The word data is plural; the singular is datum (a fact or a statistic).


Singular of data?

Since data is a Latin plural word, its Latin singular form is datum.


When is the word data used in the singular noun and when is it used as a plural noun?

DATA is plural. The singular is DATUM.


What is the singular form of the word data?

The true singular form of data is "datum." However, it's so rarely used, that people just assume that "data" is singular form.


Is it possible to use data's as a plural form?

The word data is already plural. The singular form of the word data is datum.


Is datum singular or plural?

The noun 'datum' is a singular noun, a word for a piece of information or a basis for reasoning or a conclusion.The plural noun is 'data'.


In a sentence is the word 'pharmacokinetics' written with a singular or plural verb?

Answer The word "pharmacokinetics" is used to describe a singular set of data, therefore it is written with a singular verb.


What is the singular form of data?

The singular of data is datum.


Is Data is a singular?

No, the noun 'data' is the plural form of the singular noun 'datum'.The noun 'data' is not a collective noun.A collective noun is a word used to group people or things in a descriptive way.Examples of collective noun for data are a collection of data, a flow of data, a range of data, etc.


Is data a singular collective noun?

No, the noun 'data' is the plural form of the singular noun 'datum'.The noun 'data' is not a collective noun.A collective noun is a word used to group people or things in a descriptive way.Examples of collective noun for data are a collection of data, a flow of data, a range of data, etc.


Does data mean any piece of information?

Data can refer to a set of any kind of information, but data is the plural of the singular word datum. In a sentence: "We downloaded these data today."

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