compound–complex

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adjective com·pound–com·plex \ˈkäm-ˌpau̇nd-ˈkäm-ˌpleks\

Definition of compound–complex

of a sentence

  1. :  having two or more main clauses and one or more subordinate clauses

First Known Use of compound–complex

1923

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