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noun [countable] linguistics     coordinate clause pronunciation in American English
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singularcoordinate clause
pluralcoordinate clauses
  1. an independent clause that is connected to another one of equal importance, often with a conjunction such as ‘and’, ‘but’, or ‘or’. For example in the sentenceHe died and she married again’ there are two coordinate clauses.

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