dependent clause

noun

Definition of dependent clause

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: a clause that does not form a simple sentence by itself and that is connected to the main clause of a sentence : subordinate clause

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“Dependent clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dependent%20clause. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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