compound sentence - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] linguistics  /ˌkɒmpaʊnd ˈsentəns/
singularcompound sentence
pluralcompound sentences
  1. a sentence consisting of two or more independent clauses, linked by a coordinating conjunction such as ‘and’, ‘but’, ‘or’, or ‘plus’. For example ‘It’s not a perfect solution, but it’s the best I can suggest’ is a compound sentence.