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coordinating conjunction

Grammar. a conjunction that connects two grammatical elements of identical construction, as and in Sue and Andrea or or in He can't decide if he should stay or go.
Origin of coordinating conjunction
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for coordinating conjunction
  • But, on the other hand, is a coordinating conjunction.
  • Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
  • Second, use a comma to join two independent clauses with a coordinating conjunction.
British Dictionary definitions for coordinating conjunction

coordinating conjunction

a conjunction that introduces coordinate clauses, such as and, but, and or Compare subordinating conjunction
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