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subordinate clause

noun [C] uk   us   specialized
in grammar, a clause that cannot form a sentence on its own but can be joined to a main clause to form a sentence
Translations of “subordinate clause”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從句,從屬子句…
in Russian придаточное предложение…
in Turkish yan/yardımcı cümlecik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从句,从属分句…
in Polish zdanie podrzędne…
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