balanced sentence

balanced sentence

noun
a sentence consisting of two or more clauses that are parallel in structure.
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Main Entry:  balanced sentence
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in grammar, a sentence with two clauses or phrases of fairly equal in length and strength for clarity
Example:  "The novel concentrates on character; the film intensifies the violence," is a balanced sentence.
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