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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase.

Usage examples (38)
  • The nonrestrictive clause in `I always buy his books, which have influenced me greatly,' refers to his books generally and adds an additional fact about them
  • Adjective : a nonrestrictive modifier
  • You use which in nonrestrictive clauses, and if you eliminate a nonrestrictive clause, the meaning of the remaining part of the sentence will be the same as it...
  • You can think of a nonrestrictive clause as simply additional information. for more
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