Meaning of “clause” - Learner’s Dictionary

clause

noun [ C ] uk us /klɔːz/
LAW

a part of a legal document:

a clause in a contract
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

(Definition of “clause” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)