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hypotaxis

[hahy-puh-tak-sis] /ˌhaɪ pəˈtæk sɪs/
noun, Grammar
1.
dependent relation or construction, as of clauses; syntactic subordination.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Greek hypótaxis subjection, equivalent to hypo- hypo- + -taxis -taxis
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hypotactic
[hahy-puh-tak-tik, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈtæk tɪk, ˌhɪp ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypotactic

hypotaxis

/ˌhaɪpəʊˈtæksɪs/
noun
1.
(grammar) the subordination of one clause to another by a conjunction Compare parataxis
Derived Forms
hypotactic (ˌhaɪpəʊˈtæktɪk) adjective
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