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complementizer

noun com·ple·men·ti·zer \ˈkäm-plə-mən-ˌtī-zər, -(ˌ)men-\

Definition of COMPLEMENTIZER

:  a function word or morpheme that combines with a clause or verbal phrase to form a subordinate clause

First Known Use of COMPLEMENTIZER

1965

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