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noun [countable] linguistics independent clause pronunciation in American English
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singularindependent clause
pluralindependent clauses
  1. a clause that contains a verb that shows time or tense, and usually a subject. An independent clause can be a sentence on its own, for example ‘Halley’s comet is named after the English astronomer’ is a sentence.


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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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