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coordinating conjunction

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A conjunction that connects two identically constructed or syntactically equal grammatical elements, such as or in They don't know whether they're coming or going.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A conjunction that joins two grammatical elements of the same status or construction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the coordination by conjunction of linguistic units of the same status
  • n. a conjunction (like `and' or `or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents

Etymologies

1875–80. (Wiktionary)

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