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noun, Grammar
1.
any sentence the form of which exemplifies the most frequently used structural pattern of a particular language, as, in English, any sentence that contains a subject and a predicate; a sentence from which elliptical sentences may be derived by grammatical transformations.
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  • They each served their full sentence despite opportunities to denounce their beliefs.
  • The judge handed down the full sentence requested by prosecutors despite arguments from the defense for half that time in prison.
  • The attribution should come after the first full sentence of the quote.
  • The majority of high school students coming out of high school can't even read or write well enough to make a full sentence.
  • The second player repeats the full sentence and adds an item.
  • Defendant will serve the full sentence because parole has been abolished in the federal system.
  • Violent criminals should serve their full sentence and not be released because of overcrowding.
  • Unfortunately, and tragically, he did not serve his full sentence or even half of it.
  • Use a colon to introduce a list only if a full sentence or clause precedes it.

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