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apodosis

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noun apod·o·sis \ə-ˈpä-də-səs\

Definition of apodosis

plural apodosesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  the main clause of a conditional sentence — compare protasis



Origin of apodosis

New Latin, from Greek, from apodidonai to give back, deliver, from apo- + didonai to give — more at date


First Known Use: 1604


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