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PluralizationService Class

PluralizationService Class

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Provides methods for constructing plural and singular forms of words.


Namespace:  System.Data.Entity.Design.PluralizationServices
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity.Design (in System.Data.Entity.Design.dll)

type PluralizationService =  class end

The PluralizationService type exposes the following members.

Protected methodPluralizationServiceInitializes a new instance of the PluralizationService class.

Public propertyCultureGets or sets the PluralizationService culture.

Public methodStatic memberCreateServiceCreates a PluralizationService that applies language rules that correspond to the specified CultureInfo.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodIsPluralDetermines whether the specified word is plural.
Public methodIsSingularDetermines whether the specified word is singular.
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodPluralizeReturns the plural form of the specified word
Public methodSingularizeReturns the singular form of the specified word.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

The PluralizationService class applies English rules for constructing plural and singular forms of words. To extend the service to other languages, use the PluralizationService on the EntityModelSchemaGenerator class.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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