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sentence fragment

noun

Simple Definition of sentence fragment

  • grammar : a group of words that is written out as a sentence but that lacks a subject or verb

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sentence fragment

  1. :  a word, phrase, or clause that usually has in speech the intonation of a sentence but lacks the grammatical structure usually found in the sentences of formal and especially written composition

1947

First Known Use of sentence fragment

1947


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