coordinating conjunction

noun

Definition of coordinating conjunction

: a conjunction (such as and or or) that joins together words or word groups of equal grammatical rank

First Known Use of coordinating conjunction

1916

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COORDINATING CONJUNCTION Defined for English Language Learners

coordinating conjunction

Definition of coordinating conjunction for English Language Learners

  • grammar : a conjunction (such as and, or, or but ) that joins together words, phrases, or clauses of equal importance


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