from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A sentence having no coordinate or subordinate clauses, as The cat purred.
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- noun grammar A
sentencethat contains one independent clauseand no dependent clause. Compare compound sentence.
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- noun a sentence having no coordinate clauses or subordinate clauses
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