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clause  

EN[klɔːz] [-ɔːz]
US
WProposition (grammaire)
  • En grammaire, une proposition est un syntagme articulé autour d'un verbe (qui peut-être sous-entendu : proposition elliptique).
FR clause
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    Definition of clause in English Dictionary

  • NomPLclauses
    1. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) (grammar) INF A group of two or more words which include a subject and any necessary predicate (the predicate also includes a verb, conjunction, or a preposition) to begin the clause; however, this clause is not considered a sentence for colloquial purposes.
      1. (grammar) A verb along with its subject and their modifiers. If a clause provides a complete thought on its own, then it is an independent (superordinate) clause; otherwise, it is (subordinate) dependent.
        1. (law) A separate part of a contract, a will or another legal document.
        2. VerbeSGclausesPRclausingPT, PPclaused
          1. VT (shipping) To amend (a bill of lading or similar document).
            1. The question of clausing the bills of lading, so as to avoid "dirtying", which impairs its negotiability, may also be looked into
        3. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • The free-exercise clause tells us that that religion is especially favored and the establishment clause tells us that it is especially feared (the state should avoid entanglement with that stuff).
            • e clauses Nos. 75, 77 to 89, and 91 to 99, for any other parts to the roof which may be required, such as tilting fillets, splockets, boarding, fascia, eaves soffits and other items.
            • The Lemon test appears to compartmentalize the factors that are dispositive in establishment clause cases and hints at precision in both analysis and outcome.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Noms
            • Noms Dénombrable
            • Verbes
              • Verbes transitifs
            Liens Connexes:
            1. fr clause
            2. en claused
            3. en clauses
            4. fr clauses
            5. en clausehood
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of clause for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "clause" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes transitif.
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