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Thread #153852   Message #3606369
Posted By: Long Firm Freddie
02-Mar-14 - 05:16 AM
Thread Name: BS: Omitted noun figure of speech
Subject: RE: BS: Omitted noun figure of speech
In the OP's examples an adjective, or an adjectival phrase, stands in place of the noun.

So I think it could well be a substantive adjective (or possibly a substantive adjectival phrase):

Substantive

LFF