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    • A clause in a complex sentence which has…
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main clause definition

  • noun:
    • A clause in a complex sentence which has about a topic and a verb and that can standalone syntactically as a total phrase. Also known as independent clause.
    • A clause that can standalone syntactically as a complete phrase; contains about an interest and a verb.
    • a clause in a complex sentence that can stand alone as a whole sentence
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