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clause

noun [C]
 
 
/klɔːz/
LAW a part of a legal document: a clause in a contractOfficial documentsRules and laws
GRAMMAR B2 a group of words containing a subject and a verb, that is usually only part of a sentence →  See also relative clause , subordinate clause Sentences and expressions
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