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noun [countable] clause pronunciation in British English /klɔːz/
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  1. 1
    legal a part of a legal document or law that officially states that something must be done

    There is a clause in the contract requiring a fee to be paid if the holiday is cancelled.

  2. 2
    linguistics a group of words that includes a verb and a subject and is a sentence or a main part of a sentence

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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