subordinating conjunction

noun

Definition of subordinating conjunction

grammar

  1. :  a conjunction that joins a main clause and a clause which does not form a complete sentence by itself

Word by Word Definitions

subordinating
  1. :  introducing and linking a subordinate clause to a main clause

conjunctionplay
  1. :  the act or an instance of conjoining :  the state of being conjoined :  combination

    :  occurrence together in time or space :  concurrence

    :  the apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac


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