dependent clause definition

  • noun:
    • A clause that can't stand alone as a complete sentence and procedures as a noun, adjective, or adverb within a sentence. Also called subordinate term.
    • A subordinate term.
    • a clause in a complex sentence that cannot standalone as a whole sentence and that features within the phrase as a noun or adjective or adverb
    • A clause that cannot standalone as the full sentence and functions as a noun, adjective, or adverb within a sentence. Also known as subordinate clause.
    • A subordinate term.
    • a clause in a complex phrase that cannot standalone as a complete sentence which functions inside the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb

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