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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Used of words such as relative pronouns that serve to support sentence constituents.

Usage examples (5)
  • ‘Though’ has other roles than that of concessive subordinator which it shares with ‘although’.
  • It also serves as a contrastive subordinator like ‘but’, as in: He was reserving judgement, though he considered it a hopeful sign.
  • As I already mentioned during the quarter, we retired our senior subordinator notes, which was the highest interest rate in nearest term debt we had.
  • John Gris, an English knight, one of Henry's bodyguard, who was in personal attendance on Joan of Arc; also John Berwoit (?) and William Talbot, subordinator to Gris. for more
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