adjective clause


adjective clause
Gram.
a relative clause that modifies a noun or pronoun, as who saw us in It was she who saw us.

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  • clause — /klɔz / (say klawz) noun 1. Grammar a group of words containing a subject and a predicate, forming part of a compound or complex sentence, or coextensive with a simple sentence. 2. part of a written composition containing complete sense in itself …   Australian English dictionary

  • clause — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. article, paragraph, section; proviso, condition, stipulation. See qualification, part. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A provision] Syn. condition, codicil, ultimatum; see article 3 , limitation 2 ,… …   English dictionary for students

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