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simple sentence

noun
1.
a sentence having only one clause, as I saw her the day before yesterday.
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simple sentence

noun
1.
a sentence consisting of a single main clause Compare compound sentence, complex sentence
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A sentence containing only one independent clause and no dependent clauses: “He went home after class.” (Compare complex sentence, compound sentence, and compound-complex sentence.)

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