subordinating conjunction

noun

Definition of subordinating conjunction

grammar
: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

conjunction play
  1. : an uninflected linguistic form that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases, or words

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

  3. : occurrence together in time or space : concurrence


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