coordinate clause

coordinate clause

noun Grammar.
one of two or more clauses of equal status in a sentence, especially when joined by a coordinating conjunction, as either The sun came out or the ice started to melt in The sun came out and the ice started to melt.

Origin:
1870–75

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coordinate clause
 
n
Compare subordinate clause one of two or more clauses in a sentence having the same status and introduced by coordinating conjunctions

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