Collective Noun for Polar Bears

What Is a Group of Polar Bears Called?

A group of polar bears is called a celebration.
Collective NounUsage
celebrationa celebration of polar bears
collective noun for polar bears

celebration of polar bears

What Type of Word is "Celebration"?

The word "celebration" is a collective noun. A collective noun is a word used to represent a group of people, animals, or things.

"Celebration Is" or "Celebration Are"?

Writers are often unsure whether to treat a collective noun like "celebration" as singular or plural. As a general rule, you should treat a collective noun as singular. However, if the context of your sentence focuses on the individuals within the group, you should treat it as plural. For example:
  • The celebration is moving nearer. correct tick
  • The celebration are moving in different directions. correct tick
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.