American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A sentence in which the main clause or its predicate is withheld until the end; for example, Despite heavy winds and nearly impenetrable ground fog, the plane landed safely.
- n. rhetoric A sentence whose main clause appears at its end.
- n. a complex sentence in which the main clause comes last and is preceded by the subordinate clause
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