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hypotaxis

noun hy·po·tax·is \-ˈtak-səs\

Definition of HYPOTAXIS

:  syntactic subordination (as by a conjunction)

Origin of HYPOTAXIS

New Latin, from Greek, subjection, from hypotassein to arrange under, from hypo- + tassein to arrange
First Known Use: 1883

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