loose sentence

loose sentence

noun
a sentence that does not end with the completion of its main clause, but continues with one or more subordinate clauses or other modifiers.


Origin:
1890–95

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Main Entry:  loose sentence
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a complex sentence in which the main clause is followed by subordinate clause(s) or modifier(s)
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