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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A group of words that includes a subject and a verb, but that forms only part of a sentence.

Usage examples (19)
  • The clause in that sentence described the main character a little bit more clearly.
  • This clause is the only mention the Constitution makes of Presidential war powers.
  • This last clause is variously rendered by the critics.
  • The commerce clause is modified to reflect the following. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "claws" (sharp nails of animals which they use to grasp) of the contract are in the last "clause" (section of a legal document).
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