subordinate clause

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subordinate clause (plural subordinate clauses)

  1. (grammar) A clause that cannot stand alone as a sentence, but functions as either a noun, adjective or adverb in a sentence.
    • If they live long enough in If they live long enough, Samuel and Milady will visit all the countries in the world.

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