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INDEPENDENT CLAUSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does independent clause mean? 

INDEPENDENT CLAUSE (noun)
  The noun INDEPENDENT CLAUSE has 1 sense:

1. a clause in a complex sentence that can stand alone as a complete sentence

  Familiarity information: INDEPENDENT CLAUSE used as a noun is very rare.


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INDEPENDENT CLAUSE (noun)


Sense 1independent clause [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A clause in a complex sentence that can stand alone as a complete sentence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

independent clause; main clause

Hypernyms ("independent clause" is a kind of...):

clause ((grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence)

Holonyms ("independent clause" is a part of...):

complex sentence (a sentence composed of at least one main clause and one subordinate clause)


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