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COORDINATING CONJUNCTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does coordinating conjunction mean? 

COORDINATING CONJUNCTION (noun)
  The noun COORDINATING CONJUNCTION has 2 senses:

1. the coordination by conjunction of linguistic units of the same status
2. a conjunction (like 'and' or 'or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents

  Familiarity information: COORDINATING CONJUNCTION used as a noun is rare.


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COORDINATING CONJUNCTION (noun)


Sense 1coordinating conjunction [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The coordination by conjunction of linguistic units of the same status

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Hypernyms ("coordinating conjunction" is a kind of...):

conjunction (the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction)


Sense 2coordinating conjunction [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A conjunction (like 'and' or 'or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("coordinating conjunction" is a kind of...):

conjunction; conjunctive; connective; continuative (an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences)


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