full sentence

noun Grammar.
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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The attribution should come after the first full sentence of the quote.
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