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subordinating conjunction


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  • n. A word that appears at the beginning of a subordinate clause and establishes its nature.

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

  • n. the subordination that occurs when a conjunction makes one linguistic unit a constituent of another
  • n. a conjunction (like `since' or `that' or `who') that introduces a dependent clause


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