PluralizationService.Singularize Method (String)

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Returns the singular form of the specified word.

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

public abstract string Singularize(
	string word


Type: System.String

The word to be made singular.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The singular form of the input parameter.

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

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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