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clause

clause

 
 
pronunciation:
klawz
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part of speech: noun
definition: a group of words in a sentence that has a subject and a verb. A clause can be part or all of a sentence. In the sentence "I was tired, so I went to bed," there are two clauses connected by "so."
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similar words:
dependent, sentence
derivation: clausal (adj.)
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