complex sentence definition

  • noun:
    • a sentence which contains a completely independent clause and one or more dependent clauses, accompanied by a sub-ordinating conjunction particularly 'however'.
    • a sentence which has an unbiased term and a number of reliant clauses, joined by a sub-ordinating conjunction such as for instance 'however'.
    • a sentence composed of at least one primary term and another subordinate clause
    • a sentence consists of one primary clause plus one subordinate term

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