Re: plural form of 'equipment' ?

Subject: Re: plural form of 'equipment' ?
From: John Cornellier <jcornellier -at- abingdon -dot- oilfield -dot- slb -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 17:04:22 +0100


Common mistake; this is faux-ami territory. "Les équipments" == "The equipment" (not to be confused with "l'équipe" ... !! )

John Cornellier
ancien montréalais ...

Gérald Bourguignon wrote:


The answer to this question isn't obvious to me after checking Webster's, so here goes ...
I am writing, or rather translating from the original French version, a document that talks about measuring, inspection and test equipment. Can I write, for example, 'several equipments' or do I need to write 'several pieces of equipment' ?


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