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noun [countable] linguistics relative clause pronunciation in American English
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singularrelative clause
pluralrelative clauses
  1. a subordinate clause that follows another clause and usually begins with words such as ‘who’, ‘which’, or ‘that’. Relative clauses give extra information about a person, thing, or situation in the preceding clause.

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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